Violet leaves and flowers adorn this romantic Art Nouveau box. The perfect gift or jewelry presentation box for your beloved. What a sweet package to be discovered on the morning of a special occasion...
Painted metal with satin lining. Unmarked. Early 1900s box. Fabric lining appears to have been replaced more recently, but was done in the original style. Approximate measurements: 3" wide; 2" deep; 2.5" tall. Glue mark on top edge of fabric inside lid, slight marring of finish on underside.
According to the American Violet Society -a fantastic source for violet gardening information- it is the violet not the rose that was the original Valentine flower.
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