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Signed Handmade Huguenin Carnation Sterling Repoussé Swiss Antique Patch Box- Extraordinary and Superb! (NEW)
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Extraordinary and superb! One-of-a kind handmade beautifully embossed signed Huguenin sterling repoussé antique Swiss patch box from the 1800's. This elegant round case is decorated with repoussé carnation flowers, leaves and stems on the front, back and sides. A fine-grained texture decorates the entire surface of the top and bottom of the box and it is signed "HUGUENIN DEP" on the front and back of the case. DEP for DEPOSÉ indicates that the box was handmade. The lid has two hallmarks along the rim and a mirror in excellent condition surrounded by gold beading. The circle measures 1.75 inches across, and 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.
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