This Chinese Metallic Box has evidence of time and use; however the etched leaves on the cover are still beautiful. It was probably used originally for brushes; perhaps for the calligrapher. Now, pens seem to be more apropos. It is lined.
Country of Origin: China.
Size: 14-1/4" by 2-1/8".
Condition: Split in corner of lid, dings.
Circa: late 19th Century.
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