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sugar boxes

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Art & Architecture Thesaurus

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sugar boxes


Covered boxes of varying shape intended primarily for holding and serving sugar; often made en suite with one or two tea caddies. Sometimes containing a sugar spoon for serving.


sugar box

boxes, sugar

boxes, sweetmeat


sweetmeat boxes

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