A8537

Enamel Patch Box in the Form of a Watch

£750.00

Signed  English
Circa   1760
A rare mid 18th Century English Staffordshire enamel patch box in the form of a pair cased watch of the period.
Diameter   47 mm         

1 in stock

Description

A rare mid 18th Century English Staffordshire enamel patch box in the form of a pair cased watch of the period.  The back decorated with polychrome flowers in light relief on a puce ground.  The front of the box enamelled with a representation of a watch dial of the period, the painted hands set at seven minutes past five. Hinged brass bezels, pendant and stirrup bow, the interior in plain white counter enamel.

A rare box in good condition apart from some minor damage to the front bezel