Interior of a blue-ground patch snuff box: late 18th century
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Interior of a blue-ground patch snuff box. The exterior of this oval snuff box has a lid brightly painted with four exotic birds amid leafage on a white ground, reserved on a blue ground with gilded flower sprays. The base is painted with a boquet of flowers within gilded scrolling, wavy gilt-metal mounts. The interior of the lid shown in this image, has a mirror lined and the interior of the base is inscibed 'Gage Dami[?]ie.
1760 AD - 1780 AD