Very rare enamel patch box with pink base, the white-ground lid with transfer print of King George III being threatened with a knife held by a female onlooker. Below it is written; 'M Nicholson attempts to assassinate the King'. Bilston C1786. Original internal mirror.
NB:On August 2, 1786 Stockton born Margaret Nicholson attempted to assassinate King George III with an ivory-handled dessert knife.
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