I picked this up at a second hand antique store in upstate NY. The bottom of the drawer says “FLEMISH / 725 / ..ART..” Perhaps it is tourist art? I’m not sure what the title “BANDS” refers to, or why there is a well executed monk on the front cover. The foreedge has a nice curve to it, and the burned and incised decoration covers the back cover as well. Looks like it might hold cigarettes? It is an odd little thing.
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Ran across this picture and thought wow! I am planning on carving an wood box used for an urn. This has inspired me, do you have any more pictures? Thanks Dan
I’ll take a look. Not sure.