La Guillotine

La Guillotine

Code: 10538

Dimensions:

W: 5.5cm (2.2")H: 2.5cm (1")D: 4cm (1.6")

£1,250.00 Approx $1719.39, €1463.7
 
An extremely rare cobalt enamel patch box.  The lid has a hand-painted scene of a man moments before execution, lying prostrate beneath a guillotine with a basket to catch his severed head below.  He is accompanied by the executioner and 2 other gents. Cobalt border with raised white dot decoration.  Bilston C1789.  Original internal mirror.