Before the advent of steel utensils, this brass box was a common kitchen accessory used to store spices. It is perfectly safe to use in the kitchen while looking extremely stylish! Or you could use it as an interesting table display.
Our brassware is old, sourced from all over India so dents, marks, inscriptions can be seen on all of them. Also, the sizes given are indicative as no two items are identical. Please satisfy yourself before making a purchase.