Enquiry for: Provincial Oak Offertory Box XVII - XVIII th

 
 Provincial Oak Offertory Box XVII - XVIII th

A small provincial painted oak offertory box , with a primitively carved tree of life design , the lid has a zig zag carved border with a central slot for the coins, at the back of the the box is a handle
 during the offertory a priest or one of his clergy would of held this for charitable gifts (money) for the poor and also the church..

  Oak Painted Offertory Box  late 17th / 18th Century
  Origins European  France.
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