German 800 silver spice box in form of snipe, ca. 1900. A compact bird with dense feathers, long and tapering beak, beady eyes, and clawed talons. Head is detachable and pierced. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 4 ¾ x W 8 x D 2 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. BI758