An antique set of seventeen cylindrical boxes which all fit inside each other, gradually descending inside. A formidablef eat of turning - a real show off piece!
The biggest one has an inlaid and painted decoration to the lid and then each of the other ones have a different painted lid, with concentric circles.
The outer box measures 4cm h x 3.3cm w
Similar one illustrated page 92 Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies and Society 1700-1880 by Antigone Clarke & Joseph O'Kelly