Antique Boxes

Antique Boxes from LoveAntiques

Antique Boxes

Ornate and unique, our range of vintage boxes at LoveAntiques are ideal to give as special gifts or as a one-of-a-kind item that you can keep and treasure. A vintage box has lots of uses, whether you use it as a memory box or just have it on display as a conversation peace, and on our website you’ll find dozens of antique boxes in different styles, spanning the past few centuries, with many rare and interesting pieces to choose from.  

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Burr Walnut Tunbridge Ware Box c.1870 from Michael Johnson Antiques

We are delighted to offer a super Tunbridge Ware box made from burr walnut in complete original condition. It has an attractive inlay around the box with two mother of ...
Burr Walnut Tunbridge Ware Box c.1870 from Michael Johnson Antiques

£300

$392 €332

Scandinavian / Swedish 'Folk Art' Wooden Birch 'Sveapask' Storage Boxes, One Floral Painted / Decorated, Both 19th Century from W&W Antiques

For sale are a couple of bentwood/birch Scandinavian storage containers with handled lids referred to in Sweden as 'Svepask'. Both are from the 19th Century. - These rustic practical, light, wooden ...
Scandinavian / Swedish 'Folk Art' Wooden Birch 'Sveapask' Storage Boxes, One Floral Painted / Decorated, Both 19th Century from W&W Antiques

£245

$320 €271

Antique Silver Jewellery Box Depicting Three Females in a Country Scene from Piers Rankin Antique Silver

A charming antique oval silver jewellery box depicting three females in a country scene with a hinged lid, plain body and a blue velvet lining standing on four scroll feet.
Antique Silver Jewellery Box Depicting Three Females in a Country Scene from Piers Rankin Antique Silver

£215

$281 €238

Good Regency Period Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy from Windsor House Antiques

A good 19th Century Regency period tortoiseshell tea caddy. The edging of bone with central silver tablet to the lid. Original interior metal finish and silk velvet lid and key. ...
Good Regency Period Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy from Windsor House Antiques

£960

$1,254 €1,061

Two Jadeite & Silver Indian Mounted Boxes from Campbell Vintage

Two beautifully finished Jadeite mounted silver (not hallmarked, but tested) boxes. Both hinged and the larger of the two has a Jadeite base. Wonderful delicate veining throughout both boxes. Let me know ...
Two Jadeite & Silver Indian Mounted Boxes from Campbell Vintage

£480

$627 €530

Sterling Silver Jewellery Box - Antique Edwardian from AC Silver

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver jewellery box; an addition to the ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional antique silver jewellery box, in sterling standard, has been modelled ...
Sterling Silver Jewellery Box - Antique Edwardian from AC Silver

£1,395

$1,823 €1,542

Miniature Victorian Black Lacquer Jewellery Casket with Painted Pansies from Grumbla Lane

A delightful, small 19th Century Victorian antique black lacquered jewellery casket decorated with hand painted pansies. The brass hinged dome shaped lid opens to reveal inner removable tray revealing a ...
Miniature Victorian Black Lacquer Jewellery Casket with Painted Pansies from Grumbla Lane

£95

$124 €105

Silver Engine Turned Cedar Lined Trinket or Cigarette Box from Piers Rankin Antique Silver

A very stylish and masculine rectangular vintage silver engine turned cedar wood lined trinket or cigarette box with a hinged lid and empty cartouch. Maker: E & N Speak, Birmingham, ...
Silver Engine Turned Cedar Lined Trinket or Cigarette Box from Piers Rankin Antique Silver

£265

$346 €293

Antique Plain Silver Trinket or Cigarette Box with a Hinged Domed Lid from Piers Rankin Antique Silver

A very smart antique plain silver trinket or cigarette box with a hinged domed lid, plain body and cedar wood lining. Maker: W. H. & Co Ltd, Birmingham, England.
Antique Plain Silver Trinket or Cigarette Box with a Hinged Domed Lid from Piers Rankin Antique Silver

£245

$320 €271

Pair of Double Tea Caddies / Biscuit Barrels from Rivendell Antiques

A pair of double tea caddies /biscuit barrels. Both are in good condition and were made by Wade Heath, c1930. Imari style decoration. Each double caddy is 21 cm ...
Pair of Double Tea Caddies / Biscuit Barrels from Rivendell Antiques

£60

$78 €66

18th Century Applewood Lead Based Lace Box from Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

An exquisite 18th Century antique applewood lace box with harewood and laburnham centre. The box features it’s original working lock and key. The interior has been relined with handcrafted olive ...
18th Century Applewood Lead Based Lace Box from Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

£310

$405 €343

Victorian Burr Walnut Games Box from Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

A fine example of a Victorian burr walnut games box which has a mother of Pearl top and key escutcheon and a working lock and tasselled key. The box houses ...
Victorian Burr Walnut Games Box from Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

£310

$405 €343

Victorian Rosewood Writing Box with Tunbridge Ware Inlay from Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

A fine Victorian rosewood writing box with beautiful mosaic Tunbridge ware inlay and a superb tumbling design to the top of specimen woods such as ebony, tulipwood, palm and ...
Victorian Rosewood Writing Box with Tunbridge Ware Inlay from Mostly Boxes Antiques ltd

Dome Top Jewellery Casket c.1870 from Michael Johnson Antiques

A domed top jewellery casket made from burr walnut with decorative brass overlay through out. It also has mother of pearl inserts beneath the brass overlay. It dates to ...
Dome Top Jewellery Casket c.1870 from Michael Johnson Antiques

£270

$353 €298

William IV Rosewood Writing Slope from Michael Johnson Antiques

A great examples of a writing slope dating to William IV. It’s primarily made from rosewood with military brass bounding all around the box for extra strength and durability. It ...
William IV Rosewood Writing Slope from Michael Johnson Antiques

£450

$588 €497

Victorian Beveled Glass Cardiff Exhibition Trinket Box 1896 from Brecon Vintage And Vinyl

A beveled glass and metal trinket box on legs with a scene of the cardiff exhibition dated 1897. Such a lovely item which would be very appreciated by people who ...
Victorian Beveled Glass Cardiff Exhibition Trinket Box 1896 from Brecon Vintage And Vinyl

£120

$157 €133

Silver Jewellery Box / Pin Cushion - Hallmarked c.1910 from Panache

This jewel or trinket box is in all-original condition. There is slight wear to the velvet of the lid but the cream satin lining is in remarkable condition for the ...
Silver Jewellery Box / Pin Cushion - Hallmarked c.1910 from Panache

£120

$157 €133

Antique Sterling Silver & Blue Guilloche Enamel Trinket Box 1911 from Robert Bush Antiques

This is a super antique sterling silver and blue guilloche enamel trinket box measuring 2 1/4″ (6 cms) across x 1 1/4' (3 cms) high and hallmarked for Birmingham 1911 ...
Antique Sterling Silver & Blue Guilloche Enamel Trinket Box 1911 from Robert Bush Antiques

£395

$516 €436

Italian Silver Loose Powder Compact from Rare Antique Gifts

A fabulous mid-century hallmarked loose powder compact that was crafted in Florence in the 1950s. Such a beautiful vanity! The super condition and bright-cut engravings on all exterior surfaces make ...
Italian Silver Loose Powder Compact from Rare Antique Gifts

£350

$457 €387

Chinese Export Silver Box - Antique C.1900 from AC Silver

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Chinese Export silver jewellery box; an addition to our collection of boxes and cases. This exceptional antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) box has a rounded ...
Chinese Export Silver Box - Antique C.1900 from AC Silver

£1,595

$2,084 €1,763

Antique Victorian Tunbridge Ware Writing Slope Box from In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

A lovely antique writing slope made of walnut with Tunbridge Ware banding, a brass escutcheon and matching brass cartouche. Inside, the box is fitted with a good quality red leather ...
Antique Victorian Tunbridge Ware Writing Slope Box from In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Victorian Rosewood Vanity Box with Silver Plated Interior from In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

A fine example of a beautiful Victorian ladies vanity box. The outer of the box is made of the finest quality rosewood which has been inlaid with a brass cartouche ...
Victorian Rosewood Vanity Box with Silver Plated Interior from In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Tunbridge Ware Table Box 1880 from Michael Johnson Antiques

A table box made from burr walnut with the iconic Tunbridge Ware inlay through running down both sides of the box. It’s in great condition for its age. It has ...
Tunbridge Ware Table Box 1880 from Michael Johnson Antiques

£275

$359 €304

Leather Stationery Box c.1900 from Michael Johnson Antiques

A great examples of a leather stationery box made from black leather. It has the brass inlaid handle on the centre lid. The box opens out both ways. The top ...
Leather Stationery Box c.1900 from Michael Johnson Antiques

£270

$353 €298

Antique Rosewood & Mother of Pearl Work Box from StolenAttic

A beautiful antique, 19th Century rosewood and mother of pearl work box / sewing box. Rectangular shape with a gorgeous grain, it has a small engraved mother of pearl cartouche to ...
Antique Rosewood & Mother of Pearl Work Box from StolenAttic

£249

$325 €275

Rare Antique Olivewood Inlaid Marquetry Vesta Match Striker Case Book from Cheshire Antiques Consultant

Fine rare original 19th Century antique olivewood inlaid marquetry vesta match striker case in the form of a book. Beautifully handmade. A feature you will really like is the inlaid ...
Rare Antique Olivewood Inlaid Marquetry Vesta Match Striker Case Book from Cheshire Antiques Consultant

£295

$385 €326

Burr Walnut Writing Slope c.1900 from Bridport Antiques

A charming Edwardian well loved Burr Walnut Writing slope with a faded, embossed dusky rose velvet insert. There is a lidded pen channel and glass inkwell. On the velvet there ...
Burr Walnut Writing Slope c.1900 from Bridport Antiques

£148

$193 €164

Burr Walnut Table Box c.1880 from Michael Johnson Antiques

A beautiful burr walnut table box in great condition throughout. It has a brass inlaid handles on the centre of the domed top lid. It dates to Victorian 1880 and ...
Burr Walnut Table Box c.1880 from Michael Johnson Antiques

£250

$327 €276

Burr Walnut Table Box c.1870 from Michael Johnson Antiques

A super burr walnut table box in a decent all round condition. It comprises of a dome top to the lid with two similar inlays, one on the centre lid ...
Burr Walnut Table Box c.1870 from Michael Johnson Antiques

£290

$379 €320

Miniature Silver Trinket Box from Doubloon

A delightful miniature silver trinket box,hallmarked Birmingham 1912.Original silk interior. Please ring or e-mail with any further questions
Miniature Silver Trinket Box from Doubloon

£145

$189 €160

Antique Wooden Boxes to Store your Memories 

If you have some special items such as photos or memories that you want to keep close at hand, antique wooden boxes are ideal to use as memory boxes. Smaller than usual storage boxes and with beautiful designs and an elegant feel, they are great for holding memories of a loved one or a special occasion, or anything you want to keep safe. Choose an antique wooden box in a beautiful natural wood, perhaps one that is inlaid with velvet or pewter, and it’ll be the perfect place to store special things.  

Antique Boxes that were used in Everyday Life 

When you browse the range of vintage boxes on LoveAntiques, you’ll notice that our dealers often provide information about the different functions for each vintage box, as well as a little of its history. This allows you to learn more about the antique box that you are buying and really appreciate the item.  

Some of the boxes you might find in this category include: 

  • Trinket boxes – these ornate boxes used to adorn the dressers of upper-class women and are beautifully crafted items 
  • Snuff boxes – made in materials such as silver, if you are looking for a small antique box, these items are often highly decorative and sought after 
  • Jewellery boxes – many vintage wooden boxes are ideal for storing jewellery, and we often see jewellery boxes from the Georgian or Victorian eras that would make beautiful gifts 
  • Tea caddies – while they might have been utilitarian objects in their era, an antique wooden box such as a tea caddy is a sought-after item now 
  • Writing boxes – Another type of antique wooden boxes that have stood the test of time are writing boxes, where people would store their pens and stationery  

If you are looking for antique boxes for sale, UK sourced and based, then you have a great chance of finding what you want at LoveAntiques. 

Vintage Boxes from Across the Eras 

Many of the vintage boxes listed on LoveAntiques are hundreds of years old, and we also have more contemporary items from the 20th century, so you’ll notice many different eras and fashions in our range. 

Our 19th century boxes are mainly from Victorian Britain and France, with the beautiful craftsmanship and ornate designs you’d expect from this era. Our George V boxes are interesting too, with lots of silver and enamel, making them great conversation pieces. Any vintage box from these eras will have an interesting backstory. 

Art Deco boxes are popular among those who like this distinctive 1920's style, while our European antique boxes span many decades, with lots of unique pieces to discover.  

Find a One of a Kind Antique Box at LoveAntiques 

When you are shopping for antique boxes, LoveAntiques makes it easy, with lots of categories you can click on to narrow things down. From the era to the style of vintage box, if you’re looking for something in particular, you are likely to find it in seconds.  

You also get the feel of browsing an antiques shop, without leaving your home, when you visit our site. If you are searching for antique boxes for sale, UK sites are a lot more trustworthy, and LoveAntiques ensures you buy from a reputable dealer. Therefore, you can buy one of our antique boxes with confidence. 

When you are looking for a special antique box, you can browse the range using our options on the left and contact individual dealers via their listings.