Use the below form to search The Bowes Museum Collections:
If you can't find what you're after take a look at our search tips
Collections > Wood Carving > Box
Box of pearwood, the sides with panels of carved acanthus scrolls, the lid centrally showing a coronet monogram. The box is raised on four bun feet and shows a flaring narrow base and a similar cornice, both these carved with upright leaf decoration. The panels on top and sides are outlined with dotted punchings. Two strap hinges show shaped finials. The box closes with a catch operated by pressing a steel button on the front of the box.
Size: Height: 7 cm; Width: 22.7 cm; Depth: 16.4 cm.
Object Type: box
Period: Louis XIV
Actual Date: c.1712
Century: 18th century
Materials: Pear wood, Steel
Museum Accession Number: Founders/X.1022