Wood, paper, metal, gilding, textile
Overall: 4 3/4 x 10 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. ( 12.1 x 26.7 x 14.9 cm )
written: in pencil on edge, inside box: "May 28. 1918" lithographed: on box lid, slightly overlapping sides: "THE LIFE/OF KING DAVID" lithographed: on box, front, below scenes: "The LORD forbid that I should stretch/forth mine hand against the LORD'S an
Rectangular wooden box with flat, hinged lid, covered with paper lithographed with images of "The Life of King David" in red, blue, and black on off-white ground (discolored) with accompanying text on front of box; strips of gilded metal (or foil) affixed to edge of lid; on inside of lid, angel, sun, crescent moon, stars, ark, and bird (possibly rooster) cut out of paper printed in red, yellow, blue, and black and pasted to lid; inside of box covered in fabric, slightly stained, with inscription in black ink on edge.
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