“Boxes” don’t sound all that elegant now, tending to evoke thoughts of storage or moving.
But the antique box…
Most often used for jewelry, these decorative and feminine objects were fitting places to keep treasures.
At the Manhattan Art & Antiques Center: 1050 2nd Avenue (at 56th Street). Open to the public daily: Monday – Saturday 10:30AM to 6PM, Sunday noon – 6PM.