box (adornment container); necklace (neck ornament (personal adornment)); bracelets (arm ornaments)

Circular jewellery box and inner tray with seven circular compartments in the shape of a flower. The compartments are lacquered red and there are ivory circles at the bottom outer compartments. The entire jewellery box is decorated with ivory circles, with the domed lid also adorned with ivory flowers. The exterior of box, inner tray and lid are covered in black and red leaf patterns and white metal circles. The base of the box is covered in white metal circles and orange and yellow patterning with two gray bands, in the edge and centre. The inner tray and lid bases are covered in black, grey, and red concentric circles which are decorated with white metal circles. Inside the box are a necklace of 41 square latticeworked pieces on string with a central crescent shaped piece with five hanging attachments and two bracelets of rounded copper alloy beads on black string.

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