This item sold on July 27, 2012.
Bottom reads "India Made in India G. 1069 XL". Excellent condition. Nice large size. Rests on 4 round ball feet. It is 4 1/2"H (with handle down) and 6 1/2" x 8"w. Known as a cricket box because of the air holes created by the piercing open work in the metal so the cricket,a symbol of good luck to have in the home, could breath. Makes a wonderful and traditional gift for a person moving into a new home or apartment. Luckier WITH an actual cricket.