The inside of the box has a removable divider. When removed, the box has three faux compartments and one that works as a hidden drawer. Most likely a gift from a young man to his bride. The dove on a leash would indicate that there were restrictions or limitations to the relationship.
Measures 9" long, 6.125" deep, and 3 tall. Condition: Overall good condition for age.
Escutcheon at the lock is missing. The item "Georgian Era Wood Needlework Box with Hidden Compartment and Hand Painted Scene" is in sale since Wednesday, May 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Boxes". The seller is "moderncalifornia" and is located in West Sacramento, California.
This item can be shipped to United States, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil.