These boxes were used to store the razors.
A double lock was added for security,
This walnut box is very nicely decorated all around,
"anno 1775" on the lid and the owner's initials on the bottom: I I C D L S
with an image of two skeletons with an hourglass.
Literatuur: Antiek van het Nederlandse platteland door Noortje de Roy van Zuydewijn.