Rare Nelson patch box C1805

Rare Nelson patch box C1805

Code: E0726

£980.00 Approx $1212.87, €1138.21
 

Rare enamel patch box with cobalt base.  The white-ground lid depicts a hand-painted cupid riding on a dolphin blowing a conch shell.  It is surrounded by a motto; 'Victorious Nelson immortal be his name - The triton with his shell resounds his name'.  Bilston C1805.  Original internal mirror (cracked and some perishing).