Circular jewellery box with seven circular compartments in the shape of a flower. The compartments are lacquered red and there are ivory circles at the bottom of the six outer compartments. Decorated ivory circles adorn the top and sides of the jewellery box, which are also covered in black and red leaf patterns and white metal circles. The base is covered in white metal circles and orange and yellow patterning with two gray bands, in the edge and centre.
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