A box with a detachable lid made of papier-mâché. The box is a cylinder with short sides. The inside is painted red and the external surface has a floral motif with bands of decoration at the top and bottom. The lid is slightly domed with a band of decoration on the side. The top has floral motifs and a star pattern at the centre.
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