Miniature books c.1850 tiny book box & object w/ miniatures inside! uniqueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Miniature Books, Decorative Miniatures].
Rare and unique mid-19th century miniature book-like objects. Smallest one is a tiny book box with self-closure flap, gilt lettered, paper lined with tiny bee-hive wood engraved image and two small antique objects inside (tiny portrait and a metal bugle).
Second item is an antique wood (?) block, carved and painted long ago to look like a closed book.
Sold together as a pair.
Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the pair.
Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Bookbox measures: 1 1/8" H X 1 3/4" W.