Pen Case

Physical description

Long, rectangular brass container with a rounded end and rounded, hinged top--top has a centred, crown-shaped knob. Attached to the side of the case at the top is a smaller square container with a shell-shaped hatch opening. The smaller container is attached to the longer rectangular container in such a manner that the latter lays horizontally while the former sits upright to be opened. The entire object is engraved with an intricate floral pattern with several imaged of animals.