Rare Large 17th Century European Royal Monogrammed Gilt Tooled Leather Box. The rarity of this piece cannot be overstated. The gilt tooling is of the most beautifully detailed form, the interior of which highlights its incredible vivid grandeur, as befits its Royal pedigree. Running Stags & perching Birds adorn this rare surviving masterpiece. The interior being lined with what appears the original marbelised paper, delivering the most wonderous of colours. Maintaining its original escutcheon & hinges which appear to be crafted in solid Silver. In excellent condition for its age, use & handling. The bun feet are later replacements. A Museum quality masterpiece.