Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 23

Large Battersea Enamel Box, 18th Century

Estimate: $250 - $350

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from an Estate, Chicago and Savannah


Large Battersea Enamel Box, 18th Century, white enamel box with scenes on lid, front and back printed in black, box unmarked, label in interior reading 'Battersea Enamel Hancock design of "La Disense" (The Fortune Teller) 1753-1756,' the scenes are rural landscapes that depict a well-dressed woman interacting with various people and animals, with a gilt metal rim, hinge and clasp.

Measurements: Height: 1 1/2 in. x Width: 3 5/8 in. x Depth: 2 3/8 in.


Good condition, some small cracks and light craquelure, wear to bottom.

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