An item container("loot chest") is an object that spawns loot on activation by player(either manually or by spell opening it).

Types of item containers:
1.Normal: can spawn items or currency. (aka "Treasure chest")
2.Trapped: Releases monsters, triggers spells or curse effect.
3.On ground treasure area: just spawns items on ground when player arrives or loads level.(aka Treasure spawner)
4.Magic object(e.g. shrine): repairs,adds or replenishes items in player inventory directly.
5.Player-owned container(aka "Town Stash"): an UI interface for storing items in a chest that is usually only accessible to player itself.
6.Quest object:contains quest items or grant effects on opening.