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Bilston Patch Box and Chatelaine

Price : £2,350.00
Circa 1760
Diameter   46 mm         

A rare mid 18th Century Bilston patch box in the form of a watch and gilt chatelaine with accessories.  The box a realistic representation of a watch of the period, the pierced gilt hands under a glass.  Bilston enamel case of green and white decorated with polychrome flowers.  The gilt bezels hinged to allow the box to open.  Gilt metal chatelaine with three rows of chains.  Small pierced buckle with four short chains each with a hinged clip secured by a threaded collar.  The accessories consist of a small heart shaped fob, a gilt key a stone set seal and a gold 1768 half guinea.

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