Antique and Vintage Trinket Boxes

A close cousin of jewelry boxes, trinket boxes serve the same purpose, although they are much smaller, leaning to the dimensions of pill boxes. Like pill boxes, trinket boxes were produced in an enormous variety of materials, including sterling and silverplate, porcelain, enameled copper, and wood, which was sometimes lacquered or, as it was called in Europe, japanned. Among antique wooden lacquered trinket boxes, the ones made in Russia...Continue Reading