Antique 19th century, sailor made, coconut jewel box with cover. The exterior is carved in low relief with five panels depicting various creatures: a sitting rabbit on the front, a lion on the back, a dragon and Pegasus on the sides, an incised Griffon on the lid. The hinged lid has a working lock. The interior is lined in red tufted velvet.
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, with a nice patina except for one crack on the horse head, near the front of the lid, and absence of key from the lock.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 14.5 cm (5 3/4 in). Width: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in). Height: 13.6 cm (5 3/8 in)
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