A 19th century miniature boulle work box in the shape of a sarcophagus tea caddy.
The wood box is beautifully decorated with boulle work (heavy brass inlaid into tortoise shell) with brass rims and base.
The hinged lid opens to a small storage area and has a interior rim to keep the box air-tight.
The box is in good condition. (Circa 1860)
Height 6.2cm (2.4 inches)
Width 9.6cm (3.8 inches)
Depth 6.4cm (2.5 inches)