A large box that is filled with gold, silver, jewels, etc. —often used figuratively The house is a treasure chest filled with artifacts from a bygone era.
This tradition started in ancient China, when the rich folk used wealth chests, wealth pots or wealth vases in their homes to augment their luck with riches. This is because the wealth chest is an icon of endless good-fortune and wealth.
Treasure box are widely placed in homes or offices; in most shops, a wealth chest placed at the cashier counter is said to multiply prosperity and fortune luck. One can also view wealth chests placed in the vicinity of Chinese Wealth Gods