Georgian Hunter & Dog Snuff Box - C.1780
Georgian English, Bilston Battersea enamel on copper patch or snuff box, circa 1780. A pastoral scene of a hunter and his bird dog, hunting a long-tailed bird in flight.The black and white spotted dog is in movement, having just flushed the bird. An oval black frame dotted with raised white enamel on a rectangular tapered base enameled in bright pink. Inside mirror shows wear to the silvering, as expected. Good patina to the copper, minor ...