An 18th century Battersea enamel casket of unusually large dimensions. The casket has wonderful landscape scenes painted to the four bow sides and the dome lid, each panel is held within a gilt metal frame. The lid hinges open to an interior that has been lined with red velvet that is not original. To the underside of the base is part of an old label that is difficult to read, From Coll. M.H.H. Princess . . . . . . . ouki". The box does have some very minor cracks to the edge. (Circa 1760) Height 12.6cm (5 inches) Width 22.7cm (8.9 inches) Depth 15.2cm (6 inches) 18th Century Battersea Enamel Casket
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We are a British antiques business specialising in furniture, with a substantial range of antique clocks, scientific objects, ceramics, antique glass and metal ware. The antiques for sale on our website are also on show in our antique shop in Newcastle upon Tyne. All of our antique furniture and furnishings are meticulously sourced to ensure consistently high quality. We are also approved members of both LAPADA and CINOA antique dealers trade associations.
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