Hand painted Gilt Gold Deer on crackle painted cloth with carving, beautiful with vivid colors against a dark green background, in the style of The Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur. The exact age is unknown, but the construction suggests some age, the top lifts open rather than hinges. It's very sturdy and could be used for a number of things including mail storage. Or simply place on a shelf or mantelpiece as a decorative and conversational piece. it has minor nicks and scuffs that add to its beautiful patina that are typical of its age. Condition is showing some exposure of cloth under front edge, only visable when you lift it up. It's priced accordingly. From a pet free, non-smoking home. The measurements are 18" wide by 12" deep by 6" high.