These small boxes were often carried by well-to-do ladies and gentlemen as a reflection of their status and power. The artisans went to great lengths to create these tiny masterpieces- using the most expensive materials and hand decorations to create the biggest impact.
This medium-sized, rectangular box features hand-painted flowers surrounded by gold painted accents and a horseshoe closure.
Bottom carries a maker's mark
Dimensions: 2 1/2"w x 1"t x 2" d