4845 - 5051 FINE ARTS - VARIA, DEVOTIONALIA, OLYMPICS, PAPER, PICTURE POSTCARDS, POSTERS, TEXTILES etc.
- Largest box lacks lining.
= For various purposes, from pill boxes to jewelry boxes. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCI.
= Possibly a display for a stone-mason's firm, showing the name A.J. Kwak in 2 different types, engraved in front of a chiselled capital, a builder's square, a gothic stone church window frame in the background, the whole surrounded by foliage.
- Sm. restoration under right hinge. = Possibly a jewelry case. Perhaps used as a beauty or tobacco case.
AND 2 jewelry boxes, wood covered mother-of-pearl/ mother-of-pearl and wood (both lack the lock).
- Worn/ dam.: calf and vellum dam., w. small missing portions and loosening in several places; iron fittings partly lacking; lacks key but due to lacking hinge pin and lacking fittings on opposite side the box can be easily opened.
= Still nice. Used for the storage of personal items such as books, documents, letters or jewelry. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCII.
- Paint partly (sl.) faded; dried/ worn spots; large brown stain in lower right corner; moldy spots to the surface.
= Nice specimen of early wallpaper.