Tiled Box with Squirrel & Acorns

Tiled Box with Squirrel & Acorns
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Use this small box to hold your precious jewelry and keepsakes. Overall dimensions are 5 x 5 x 2", interior dimensions are 4.25 x 4.25 x 1 5/8". The box is unfinished on the inside and has a Rosewood lacquer finish on the outside.

The tile depicts a squirrel holding an acorn, surrounded by oak leaves and more acorns. The image is inspired from Victorian era tiles - the acorn design is actually a reproduction of a Trent Tile Co. design, the inlaid squirrel is an added detail. The squirrel section is glazed in goldenrod yellow (WA-5), the oak leaves are glazed in Perkins blue (WA-9). The glazes are transparent colors which flow from the raised pattern and pool deeper in the recessed areas.