Painted tin; L. 11 3/8 in. (29.0 cm), W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm), H. 5 1/2 in. (14.0 cm)
Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Members of the Library Company were encouraged to write suggested titles of books they wished the library to purchase, and place them in "the lion's mouth": the opening cut into the lid of this box.