This is a Bohemian ruby red art glass box. The date is circa 1900.
The box is 2 3/8” high and 5” wide.
The bottom and lid are distinct pieces; there is no hinge.
The top of the lid is hand painted in a city street scene and surrounded by a wreath of berries or leaves. A lacy white enamel design is painted around the bottom of the box.
The rim of the mouth and the rim of the underside of the lid are flat. The middle of the underside bottom is indented and smooth.
There are some small air bubbles in the glass, which is part of the glassmaking process from this time period.
There are no chips, nicks or cracks.
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