An attractive small Victorian folk art mahogany carved box of joined construction, after earlier examples, which were often carved from the solid. The sliding lid has a central heart with cross hatching, with leaves under. The remaining sides are all bordered with zigzag decoration and carved with X motifs. The whole has a pleasing rich colour and retains a patination.


English Circa 1880


5 in. (12.5 cm.) Wide 3 in. (7.5 cm.) Deep 1½ in. (4 cm.) High

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