Antique Italian Tole Painted Wood Jewelry Box, with old-world aged colors. This box was first covered in gesso, then hand painted in golden mustard, blue, green, and red paint. Floral designs, with bits of gesso peeking through after a century of being loved and used.
There is wear, aging and plenty of patina on this box, please only adopt her if you can love her in her shabby presence. Made in the very early 1900's, as a decorative souvenir for tourist to Florence to take home as a beautiful memory.