Bilston Enamel Snuff Box Sailor's Return Antique Georgian c1800

Sonia Cashman

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A very beautiful Bilston enamelware snuff box. On the lid is a sailor's return scene depicting a man and woman with a ship in the distance. The bottom of the box is a vivid cobalt blue enamel. Offered in overall good condition, but there is a hairline crack to the enamel on the lid and minor chipping to base.

Height: 4.5cm or 2 inches; Width: 2.2cm or 1.7 inches; Length: 5.5cm or 2.2 inches.
Weight: 32.9 grams or 1.2 ounces.