Bronze, 4” width of characteristic form. The front with a lion in oval, on a splay of flags and ferns. The lion is a protector in Greek mythology and this example probably dates to the period of Ottoman rule. The and top decorated in floral and band motifs and with raised crest. Pierced belt band to the back. Superior condition for these with well functioning hinge. The top fits and seals well. The lion theme is rarely seen.