Figural fairings are small decorated nineteenth century hard-paste porcelain objects, largely figural groups and covered boxes. They were usually produced in England and Germany and sold at country fairs during the last half of he 1800's.
This lovely ring or trinket box is in the form of a gentleman's dresser and features a lid adorned with 3-dimensional bugle, hat and riding crop for his next fox hunting adventure. It measures 3" long, 1 1/2" wide and 3 3/4" high. Unmarked as to the maker. There are no cracks or repairs; The tip of the mouth piece on the bugle and an adornment on the hat and glass in the mirror is missing; some damage along the edge of the mirror frame.