||4 1/2" square, no markings
The carving in this bottle is first-rate. Some of the tools are
painted or stained black, but most of the contents are plain wood.
An exceptional rooster has red felt comb and wattle.
The flail has string, and a little paper square on the head of
the cross is inscribed INRI, behind a "crown of thorns" made of
a braid of very find straw or wood shaving. A white paper shroud
is draped over the arms of the cross and hangs down slightly in
The bottle is signed on the stopper in pencil, but the script
is very difficult to read; it looks like "Jadelal Poljann Anton",
but "A" could also be "li" or "Si". The date is quite clear: Febry