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The Box with Handles / La Boite a Anses
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the origami design known as the Box with Handles / La Boite a Anses. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

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As far as I know this design first appears in Booklet 1 of 'Images a Plier', a series of 6 booklets published by Librairie Larousse in Paris in 1932.

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The same design also appears in 'Au Pays des Mains Agiles' was published by Editions Fleurus in Paris in 1949.

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