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Antique Victorian Sterling Patch Box with Handsome Repoussé Design Studded with Iolite and Amber Stones
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Antique Victorian sterling silver patch box with central Bezel-set blue/violet iolite gemstone surrounded by four stones of cabachon amber resin. Top, bottom and sides of the box decorated with amazing repoussé details. Handsome and beautifully made. Has ring which allows it to be worn as a pendant. This box is marked "sterling" and is signed with makers marks. Patch boxes came into use during the 18th century at the court of Louis XV, where the use of “beauty patches” was popular. A beauty patch was made of gummed taffeta and would be posed on the skin as a “beauty mark” that would emphasize a lady’s feature, usually the cheek. This patch box is 1 1/4" across, holds 1/4 oz. (7.5 ml) solid perfume of your choice.

Our Price: $385.00

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