Small trinket or snuff box that appears to be made of tortoiseshell. There is a gold crane painted on the top. There are background designs of a swampy area with cat-tails
The box was in my grandmother's things. There is a handwritten note inside that says that it was a gift from grandmother Anderson to K at Christmas. The K is either my grandmothers sister (born in 1904) or my grandmothers's mother (born in 1869). The 1904 seems more likely.
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Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A vintage tortoiseshell box
Probably made in Milano, Italy, 1930-1950s
The square box with lift-out lid decorated with a stylized bird in a vivid background
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