Peek-a-boo Magic Box

This box was created from eska board, and Japanese washi (chyogami, kozo, foil). It does seem like magic, as it opens one way, then the opposite way, to reveal secret places.  I am often asked if I use magnets, but the mechanism consists of paper hinges using a “Jacob’s ladder” form.  Each box has a drawer beneath, which pulls out to reveal a covered area which also has secret hiding places, echoing the main box.  It is a box that intrigues and delights