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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 63

    FIVE STAFFORDSHIRE ENAMEL PATCH BOXES

    MID TO LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    FIVE STAFFORDSHIRE ENAMEL PATCH BOXES
    MID TO LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Comprising: four blue-ground examples of oval shape, the tops decorated with either birds perched in a tree, a milk-maid, a young woman carrying a basket or a geometric design; the fifth pink-ground and of quatrefoil form, the top with fashionable maiden, a banner with the phrase Long live the KING in her immense coif
    2¼ in. (5.6 cm.) wide, the milk-maid example (5)


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