Antique 19th century German Birch Bark Snuff Box
Antique, 19th century, "German Pressed Birch Bark," snuff box of rectangular shape. The flip lid with brass hinges embossed in relief with a scene depicting a drunken man, sitting on a well pump spout, among the trees, accompanied by two women. The lid adorned in upper right with the motto “Guten Morgen Fritz” (Good Morning Fritz). The sides of the box adorned with leaf scrolls and a rope border.
CONDITION: In good condition, showing the age and usage, with beautiful patina, minor wear.
DIMENSIONS: approximately, 11cm x 6cm x 3.2 cm (4 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in).