Vintage or antique wooden hinged lid box that is made of oak. The lid or the top that opens on two brass hinges in the back. The top of this vintage box has a carved design that goes all around a center decoupaged area and is also on the very front. The carvings in the wood are of flowers and leaves as well as lines that make a frame around the top center decoupage picture.
The top of this retro wooden box features an oval decoupaged scene of a little country village with a couple of cottages and what looks like a church steeple in the background as well as some mountains in the very back. There is also a cluster of pink flowers on the left side of this scene. The decoupage picture is green, pink, red, blue, white, tan, brown and cream colors. There is a small brass latch loop on the top center that is used to grab to lift the lid. There is no bottom to the latch - only the top loop. The box sits on 4 square shaped pedestal feet that have vertical lines carved into them.
There is a mirror inside on the top lid that has a while floral design all around the top edge and the two sides - the bottom edge is plain. These white painted flowers are in good shape. There is one hinge on the interior on the left side. A trim of gold foil is all around the mirror lining the inner edges of the lid.
The wood is stained a light and medium dark brown and the brass hinges in back have light patina. The sides of the box have handles that have a vertical design carved on them.
Opens and closes smoothly. Mirror is in good shape and quite reflective. The top is in good shape with no chipping on the decoupaged scene. Overall, the wooden box is in nice vintage condition with wear that would be expected for a mid century or earlier aged item.
Measures 10 1/2" x 6 1/8". Is 4" high.
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