This small black lacquer wood box is known as Mauchlin Ware. It has a decal on the lid with flowers and a poem. The poem is A WISH reading "One long sweet spring be thine, With buds still bursting through, Fresh blossoms every hour, And verdure fair and new." The box measures 3 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 1 1/8". Very good condition.
Small Black Mauchlin Ware Box, A WISH