This box features a hand inked woodcut image of a human skull, a serpent in the shape of an infinity symbol , and an hourglass on top of the skull. The wood cut is from the 16th century. The side panels feature vine work with lilies and roses. A Tudor Rose adorns the front panel.
The box is brass hinged and hasped and measures 8 1/4″ long x 5″ wide x 3″ tall.
The interior lid is finished with art paper and the bottom is painted ruby copper. It measures 7 1/2″ long x 4 1/4″ wide x 2 1’2″ deep.