Front: “H.M.Wise” with two intersecting leafy branches forming a wreath. Border with concave corners and decorations. No hinge line. All incising with greenish bronze paint.
Back: “1868” with horizontal undulating branches above and below. No hinge line.
Spine: “HOLY/BIBLE”. Three broad bands with center line (bronzed).
Foredge: Coved and polished. No page lines.
Very early date! Is this really the date made or did it refer to a birth date? Name most likely female.
- Date1868 (?)
- MediumMarble, white
- Dimensions (inches)4 16/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/8