A good early treen snuff box an allegory of the historical fabel Reynard the fox in fine detailed relief carving to the lid ..the scene depicts Trial Of The Fox Reynard with Rabbit standing in front of the lion King
with fellow animal subjects by his side,most probably once again protesting his innocence.Very fine carved detail to all four sides of box with flowing leaf & vine.. Central bottom lid in tiny writing is the Name Heilbronn ( Heilbronn Germany) with the number 53 to the right .. the bottom left hand corner reveals further scripture with more faded scripture on the underside of lid.
Origins probably Heilbronn Germany Early 19th Century
2.5 cms High (1 inches)
10.2 cms Wide (4 inches)
5.1 cms Deep (2 inches)