Blue-ground patch snuff box: late 18th century
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A blue-ground patch box of oval form, the lid is 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 ismirror lined and the interior of the base is inscibed 'Gage Dami[?]ie. 1755 - 1760s.
1760 AD - 1780 AD