exquisite georgian silver mourning patch box by joseph taylor birmingham circa 1795

EXQUISITE GEORGIAN SILVER "MOURNING" PATCH BOX BY JOSEPH TAYLOR, BIRMINGHAM CIRCA 1795


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

AOUT94

Description

This is a rare and exquisite Georgian silver patch box, of circular form with stippled and punched borders. It bears the marks of the prolific silversmith John Taylor, who specialised in small pieces and objects of vertu. The pull off lid with a glazed panel over a painted scene depicting a lady holding a floral garland and standing by two birds perched on a memorial.
Hallmarks:
Marked only to base with maker's mark 'IT' for Joseph Taylor.
Condition:
Excellent. No dings, no dents.
Minor surface scratching
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2.7cm / 1 inch.
Georgian patch boxes are few and far between, not as readily found as vinaigrettes or snuff boxes,this is a delightful and very rare example.
Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 10 International Signed For.
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Internal Ref: AOUT94


Dimensions

Height = 1 cm (1")
Width = 3 cm (1")
Depth = 3 cm (1")



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