7¼" white bowl from Sarreguemines, France
The two characters are in the outdoor setting that will test their evasive "tricks." Each raises a paw in their contention with each other about the effectiveness of their manoeuvres. Hats, vests, and trousers humanize both. The fox is carrying prey he has captured. The cat has a walking stick. Was Royce an adapter of Grandville's work?