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The pictured item is about 5 inches high.



 

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#35 What's it wednesdayCynders905 2018-10-31 19:25
Just wanted to let everyone know that the decorative paper swirls are the art of paper quilling.
#34 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!skatyeight 2018-10-28 00:43
Not really sure, but a lot of those decorative boxes could have numerous uses.
#33 guessinghunterfinder 2018-10-26 14:52
the round thing looks like a coaster, so I guess a box with coasters
#32 Answer from Kovelskovels.com 2018-10-26 13:13
Thank you for participating! It's a tea box – made of rolled paper, set so the ends show; dated 1800.
#31 Puppygirldalmation782402000 2018-10-25 16:44
It appears to have a coaster beside it. It may be a box for coasters, but why would coasters need to be locked up?
#30 KEEPSAKE BOX ?PACindy 2018-10-25 16:18
Victorian Keepsake box. Souvenirs, dance cards, pressed flowers ect For treasured personal items.
#29 WhatisitWednesd ayjpmccn 2018-10-25 14:43
Tea Caddy
#28 Tea CaddyDandyLion 2018-10-25 14:22
It's a tea caddy with curled paper decoration. Tiny strips of colored paper were rolled up and set into recessed panels to create designs.
#27 RE: It's #whatsitwednesd ay!ponderosa 2018-10-25 11:40
collar box
#26 Spice boxewenadamson 2018-10-25 08:47
It's kinda small for a tea caddy so I'll go for a spice box.

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