London, South Kensington
3 July 2002
A Continental painted wood box, early 19th century
the oval cover with a lady and gentleman, with text over, the sides with trailing flower heads and foliage -- 19in. (48.3cm.) wide
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The text loosley translates; My parasol protects me from the sun, and you protect me from the pain of love.
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