Inside and Out
Hardback 432pp Illustrated 300x245mm
9781851495023   Product Code: 94757
Jewellery cases, tea caddies, medicine chests, sewing boxes, portable writing desks - boxes come in a dazzling variety of shapes, sizes and materials. From folk art to Faberge, the ingenuity with which they combine artistry and function makes them the most beguiling of collectables. With over 1000 images featuring more than 2000 items, this handsome volume charts the history of boxes from antiquity, and describes the many different types and manufacturers, providing an invaluable reference for dealer and collector alike.