Front: Incised gilded “W.H.S.” in vertical diamond with incised gilded border and clasp with 3 rivets.
Rear: Incised gilded “G.W.S.” in gilded maple leaf outline with 3 rivet clasp.
Spine: Four raised ribs with an incised gilded figure and incised pair of small triangles top and bottom.
Foredge: Gilded (bright) with clasp standing proud of cover edges.
Unusual carving; skillful. Maple leaf may be emblematic of Canada because seller says purchased in Canada.
- Dateca. 1900
- MediumGray veined marble
- Dimensions (inches)3 7/8 x 2 13/16 x 7/8