box (containers)

A wooden box and lid. The box is cylindrical with a broader base, and an inset rim that has notches on it. The exterior of the box is black with a beige, stylised design. The lid is stepped and has a black rim with beige lines, with the rest being orange. There is a ring of green and the top of the knob is also green.

Collection Information

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