Large Bilston Enamel Box - Objets de vertu
Large Bilston Enamel Box
An unusually large Bilston Enamel Casket, having depictions of various types of birds. Enamel on copper with gilt mounts, English, c. 1780. Significantly larger than snuff boxes that one normally sees, a casket of this size was probably used by a lady for her dressing table.
5" h. x 8.75" w. x 4.25" d.