This wooden tea box has been crafted from burled wood and features a decorative brass inlay on the lid. The rich, red tones of the wood are in perfect contrast to the brass inlay, and the rounded edges of the box speak to the craftsmanship that went into its creation. The small key does work to lock and unlock the piece. The lid has a bow in it, which can be seen in the images. The fabric lining is deteriorated and torn in places (we believe the fabric is silk). See images for full details.
Box measures 7.5"L x 7.25"W x 3.25"H. Found in Italy; Origin unknown. Surface wear present, and this piece does have a gap between the lid and the main body (shown).