Caskets, Coffers, & Boxes
Renaissance Jewels, Gold Boxes and Objets De Vertu: The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection

Focusing on secular examples (this page is meant to provide suggestions for re-enactors and other such creatures), and organized them by materials & ornamentation; I've tried to group them by region, where applicable, to emphasize similarities between different items.

This page has been broken down into a group of separate pages:

In some cases, a purpose for the box is noted. There are a few examples in these pages which may have been used for liturgical or reliquary purposes too.

Also see the caskets and boxes bibliography.