A rare enamel patch box, circa 1780-90
Lot 46
A rare enamel patch box, circa 1780-90
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,679) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare enamel patch box, circa 1780-90
Of oval form, the hinged cover painted with an Orange hanging from a sprig framed by the inscription 'May the Orange tree be United with the English Oak', against a dark blue ground, 4.4cm wide

Footnotes

  • This can be related to the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War (1780-84) and in recognition of William V, Prince of Orange (1751-1806), who was a supporter of peace between the two countries
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  1. Fergus Gambon
    Specialist - British Ceramics
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