French, English, Dutch and Italian antique boxes are storage antiques as well as decorative accessories. Like onyx boxes, boxes made of carved rosewood, walnut and intricate marquetry and inlay mother of pearl. Chinese import boxes made of hand painted leather and nailheads. Decanter caddies, tea caddies, locking antique boxes and display boxes. Antique writing boxes are perfect for writing and storing your letters. Browse our selection of boxes for sale.
English 19th Century Leather Trunk$1,650.00
14"H x 16.13"W x 10"D
Dimensions: 14”H x 16-⅛”W x 10”D
We absolutely love this decorative trunk from England! Bound in perfectly worn dark leather and adorned with brass studs in swirling patterns. The lock is in working condition and includes one key. A pair of simple handles on each side make it easy to carry even when filled. The interior is lined with a faded red fabric and is fixed with leather cording to support the lid. Both decorative and functional, this unique petite trunk will add a touch of whimsy to any space. Make sure to scroll through all of the photographs to get a closer look at the details. Circa 1880.
English 18th Century George II Style Apprentice Chest$2,150.00
18.5"H x 12.25"W x 7.63"D
Dimensions: 18-½”H x 12-¼”W x 7-⅝”D
A lovely, English apprentice chest from the 18th century, c. 1780. This wonderful work is that of an apprentice that studied under a woodworker. In order to work for the woodworker, the apprentice would have to build a box, utilizing his best skills. The chest is oak and its hardware is brass. It has a unique crown-like trim around the top making this chest one-of-a-kind.
English 19th Century Rosewood Writing Box$1,995.00
7"H x 20.13"W x 11"D
Dimensions: 7″H x 20-1/8″W x 11″D
An English writing box made of beautiful rosewood, circa 1860, adorned with intricately detailed brass banding with brass-inlaid ogee symbol in the center of the lid. The box opens up to reveal a writing surface embellished with an elegant gilt design and having several hidden compartments for storing writing implements. The box has all working mechanisms and parts, see detailed photos.
English 19th Century Leather Box with Nail Head Designs$1,725.00
10.5"H x 26"W x 13"D
Dimensions: 10-1/2″H x 26″W x 13″D
A fabulous painted-leather storage box, circa 1800’s, with detailed nail head designs and all original hardware.
French Vintage Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Box$250.00
1.63"H x 7"W x 4"D
Dimensions: 1-5/8″H x 7″W x 4″D
A fun decorative rosewood box with a tessellated mother-of-pearl inlay covering its outer surface. Trimmed in rectangular pieces of beautiful, iridescent mother-of-pearl, this box is ready to store something special and look wonderful doing so!
Buy Antique Boxes from Fireside Antiques
If you are looking for beautiful antique boxes, visit the Baton Rouge showroom of Fireside Antiques or call (225) 752-9565 to learn more!
Antique boxes come in all shapes and sizes. They also come from all eras. From delicate Victorian silver jewelry boxes to the robust wood boxes of the early 20th century that were used to carry soda bottles from factory to store, antique boxes are stylish and remain useful, no matter how old they are.
Antique boxes are classy and collectible solutions to modern storage problems and elegant additions to a lovely home or bustling business interior. Fireside Antiques’ impressive selection of antique boxes is bound to include the perfect box for you.
Serving home and business owners in Baton Rouge for more than 35 years, Fireside Antiques offers outstanding sales and antique restoration services. Our showrooms have an antique box collection with something for everyone, so pay us a visit.
Why Buy Antique Boxes
Antique boxes come in many styles, each with unique qualities. If you are looking for storage solutions, vintage wooden boxes are a great option. Vintage tea caddies offer interesting and useful accents to any kitchen. Art Deco boxes provide gorgeous places to gather trinkets. And nothing says luxury quite like an antique silver jewelry box.
Smaller antique boxes also make interesting gifts for any occasion. Some antique wooden boxes and boxes made of precious metals are highly sought after by collectors, and others are snapped up by interior decorators who use them to add panache to room staging. No matter the decor of your home or business, there’s an antique box that will enhance it.
What We Do
At Fireside Antiques, we have an 18,000-square-foot showroom that contains every type of antique box you could imagine. From sturdy antique wooden boxes decorated with hand paintings to delicate jewelry boxes with hinged lids and velvet interiors, a visit to our showrooms is sure to result in an exciting discovery.
There are antique boxes to suit every pocketbook, from quirky packing boxes to rare collectibles in precious metals. Whatever your price range, our showrooms have you covered.
Select an Antique Box Today
An antique box is a treasure that makes for a perfect gift or adds beauty and interest to any home or business interior, while also providing useful storage.
If you are looking for a gold snuff box, an eccentric 1950s lunch box, or a beautiful antique hope chest, visit the Baton Rouge showroom of Fireside Antiques and browse the antique box selection. Drop in during store hours or give us a call at (225) 752-9565.
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