Elegant hinged keyed Karelian birch box. Karelian birch is one of the most valuable of tree species. It is very durable and does not rot or split. When finely polished it gives the appearance of golden amber. Operative lock with small key. 5¼" x 3½" x 2½". Made at the end of the 20th century in Russia. 1 only, as shown.One minor scuff on the right side, otherwise flawless.