Ceramic box with hinged lid, for jewelry or other small items. Lid and lip of base edged in silver. Hinge also made of silver. Lid is hand painted with a scene of a balloon and gondola in the sky with two people in the gondola. "1783" is painted under the gondola. The sides and interior of the box are decorated with a fern motif.
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Overall: 10.5 × 5.4 × 9.2cm (4 1/8 × 2 1/8 × 3 5/8 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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