An antique British Royal Naval Reserve black toleware bicorn/bicorne hat box with faux alligator painted decoration and the owner's brass nameplate.
Plaque: J.J. Thornton / R.N.R. (Royal Naval Reserve)
Queen Victoria (1837-1901) | Late 19th century
Width 19.5 Depth 8 Height 10.25 inches
Note: expected wear commensurate with age and use.