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Oak bible box with trees of life

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One of our all-time favorites, this handsome oak box is faced with two decorative carvings, each depicting a tree of life.

In the narrow center panel, the initials “R P” and a smaller tree are carved below the iron lock plate.

Two cleats have been added underneath the lid to keep it from splitting.

Very good condition, with original strap hinges.

Dimensions: 28-3/4” X 16-1/2”; Height: 11-1/4”

English, ca. 1680  

 

 

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Inventory #25464

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