Deer in Forest


Front: Low relief design depicting stylized deer in forest set within an oval border. Floral spandrels surrounding oval.
Back: Low relief design depicting two birds with nest containing two chicks set with same oval border but with foliate spandrel design.
Spine: Polished shield in relief surrounded by foliate design.
Foredge: All edges flat and polished; no page definition.

Beautifully executed in an unusual flat relief.

  • Dateca. 1900
  • MediumCatlinite (?)
  • Dimensions (inches)2 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1