The beautiful cedar keepsake box is in very good to great condition. The slightly distressed appearance along with the beautiful tri-decoupage autumn countryside theme gives this box a gorgeous country charm. This particular cedar keepsake box has a slightly larger size than most older dresser-top cedar jewelry boxes. Also, the interior is unfinished except for the intact mirror on the underside of the lid. There is a thin narrow piece of gold colored trim around the mirror that appears to be made from a very sturdy cardboard. In addition, the finger-joint construction shows that this is a very well-constructed heirloom-quality keepsake box that was built to last.
The bottom of this gorgeous old wooden box has matching raised feet on each corner to keep the box above the surface of a table or countertop. From our experience, it is rare to have all four wooden feet fully intact on older boxes like this one.
The stain on this beautiful wooden jewelry box is more of a clear or shellac instead of a stain that has a darker pigment. In addition, the back side of the box appears to have been purposely made from a different wood than cedar to show the dark and light contrast which adds so much beauty to this box. The wood at the back of the box appears to be a little lighter than cedar - possibly maple.
The rectangular carved scrollwork relief on both the top and front of this cedar keepsake box is simply beautiful. The tri-decoupage accents have an autumn countryside theme.
The metal fasteners have a distressed brass appearance with a developing patina. The fasteners are all press-in where a little lip on the fastener pushes into the wood to secure it in place. This helps keep down stress on the wood and gives it a much cleaner appearance instead of having the heads of screws sticking out. The front closure is missing the upper brass section that goes on the lid. The brass hinges are in great working condition.
There is a tiny surface chip on left front corner. It is hardly noticeable even when the lid is opened and it is searched for up-close. Other than this there are no breaks, cracks, deep chips, bad odors, or repair marks on this beautiful cedar keepsake box. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the box. However, these marks add a lot of character to older wooden pieces. The tri-decoupage autumn countryside theme on the top has a distressed crackled appearance. The mirror is intact and has no cracks or breaks. There are some signs of age and use on the mirror - the pictures may or may not show this as they are slight and barely noticeable from a normal distance. Also, the gold colored trim around the mirror shows signs of age and wear.
The decorative possibilities for this beautiful cedar keepsake box are many. The entryway or accent table would welcome this beautiful box to hold keys, coins, or cell phones. Also, the bedroom would be enhanced by the addition of this beautiful cedar treasure. The slightly larger size of this gorgeous cedar keepsake box makes it a great centerpiece from which to build out from. In addition, this gorgeous wooden keepsake box would be great for vanity and/or bedroom storage.
The collector will appreciate this beautiful wooden box for its very good to great condition, larger size, finger-joint construction, and rectangular tri-decoupage autumn countryside motif.
The carved relief wooden jewelry/keepsake box weighs 27.7 oz.
The beautiful cedar storage box measures 10 11/16" in length x 6 3/16"" wide x 4.75" tall to the top of the lid.
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Vintage Keepsake Box Distressed Wooden Cedar Jewelry Box w/ Developing Patina Rectangular Scrollwork Relief w/ Tri Decoupage Autumn Country Theme Home Decor Vanity Storage
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Europe : 7 - 10 business days
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