Patch box, Giullatine, He Died Tormented (restored)
Lot 192*
A South Staffordshire enamel patch box, circa 1793-95
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
Lot Details
A South Staffordshire enamel patch box, circa 1793-95
Of oval shape, the hinged lid painted with the scene of Louis XVI being executed by guillotine, with the inscription 'He Died Lamented By All Good Men', within a narrow blue band heightened with gold and white dots, 5.4cm wide (restored)

Footnotes

  • The source for this box was a print entitled 'Massacre of the French King', taken from a broadsheet published by William Lane. This popular print was adapted for use on a number of objects, including a pearlware mug sold in these rooms on 12 September 2007, lot 101
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