box (containers)

A steel box that is shaped like a chest with four small feet. The box has strips of shaped steel that have been decorated with cut out sections, incised dcoration and studs. The lid has three hinges on one side and two on the other plus a fake hinge. On the top of the lid is a oval handle.
label: blue with blue ink
label: black with white writing

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