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Very Rare Brass Patch Box with Superb Chimeras and Faces (NEW)
Very Rare Brass Patch Box with Superb Chimeras and Faces (NEW)


 
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Very rare brass patch box circa 1880's decorated with embossed 2 chimeras (a mythical animal) and 2 faces. One of a kind patch box. Entire front and back of patch embossed with ornate pattern of swirls and botanical elements. Mirror inside is charmingly framed with the twisted golden rope trim. Can be worn as a locket. 1.7 inches across, holds 1/8 oz. (4 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.
Our Price: $380.00

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