Box with shell, c.1600-25, England, silver and scallop shell, Ashmolean Museum.
From the Ashmolean:
This is the only silver box of this form known to incorporate a real shell. Claw and ball feet and lion’s mask handles occur as early as 1589.
"Anne and her family lived alone on an island. She enjoyed having tea time with her friends the spiny lobster and baby hawk." - National Geographic August 1938
bro you look so cute right now dude. dude you are so fucking adorable
"If you need me, I’ll be down past the tulip patch, third mushroom on the right." - Tolly
Said my goodbyes to the one who started it all. You’ll always be my no.1, Tolly. 😢