“Basket with flowers” is the title of this painting in Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam, which is now attributed to the school of Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder . The description explains that, although each separate flower is naturalistaically illustrated, the combination of flowers in this basket is imaginary as tulips and roses don’t blossom at the same time. Based on drawings, the same flowers may be seen in different paintings.
This painting is dated ca. 1610 .
Two snails may be seen here in the foreground. One of which is, however, too stylised to be further identified; the other may be a Helix-like species. Both specimens are dextral, the animals stretching out of the shell with two tentacles shown, but without the tail visible.