Heart-Shaped Sterling Silver Antique Patch Box
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Drop Dead Gorgeous Heart-Shaped Sterling Silver Antique Patch Box
This absolutely gorgeous heart-shaped patch box is beautifully embossed with roses and leaves on the top and and leaves and flowers around the sides. Nine charming hallmarks including the import mark for Sheffield in 1898 with the importers mark S B L which is Simon Boaz Landeck. Beautifully crimped edges, gilded inside, good hinge and closes tightly with no gap. 1.75 inches across, x 1.75 inches tall, the price includes 1/4 oz (8 ml) solid perfume of your choice.
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 silk and was pasted on the skin as a "beauty mark" to emphasize a woman's facial feature, usually the cheek.
Choice of 1/4 Solid Perfume
Antique Ambergris [Add $100.00]
Cuir de Gardenia
Parfum Privé [Add $175.00]
Wildflowers [Add $50.00]