This lovely and unusual hinged square box by Maitland -Smith is lacquered with verde tessellated tortoise shell. It has a black velvet lining. The inlaid brass applied banding wraps around forming a square pattern. This is perfect for a cocktail table, a desk and or a library table. Handsome as it is both of masculine and feminine qualities. It has an old world flavor/style mixed with modern beauty and richness. One can also use this for a jewelry box as well. It is a great size box. Small Chip to one corner.
7" square and 4" tall.