Domed Casket with Hidden Key Hole, 16th-17th Century.
Wonderful domed casket or box with original red painted interior and hidden keyhole. Originally there was a hidden catch to release the keyhole cover, intact but it does not fully catch the bolt. The original key and lock work perfectly.Wonderful hand made piece for locking precious objects. Essentially an "antique safe"
4.5t x 4d x 6w inches.
16th Century French Missal Box for Precious Book
Fantastic French missal box, with two trick catches to reveal two separate keyholes.