Germany or Italy, 14th-15th century.
Leather incised and painted (cuir ciselé) with iron mounts and handle.
9 7/8 x 5 5/8 x 3 inches (251 x 143 x 76 mm)
Gift of Mrs. J.P. Morgan.
Leon Gruel, Paris, 1919; from whom purchased by Mrs. J.P. Morgan.
Foliated scrolls enclose birds, deer, and lovers in a tent or between trees. Iron mounts, handle, lock and hasp in form of dragon.