Bilston Enamel Patch Box Antique Georgian c1800

Sonia Cashman

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A gorgeous Bilston enamelware snuff box. The raised white image on the lid is of a woman standing by a pillar with a dove against a light blue background. The main body of the box is cobalt blue enamel with whit and gold decoration. The mirror inside the lid is cracked and there is a hairline crack in the enamel of the base and lid but otherwise in very good condition.

Height: 2cm or 0.78 inches; Diameter: 3cm or 1.5 inches.
Approximate weight: 30 grams or 1 ounce.