(BOX). ~ [A book form trinket or pill box. France, early nineteenth century].
(55 × 35 × 12 mm), board construction covered with green velvet and a variety of embossed gilt papers, the interior including a mirror and a contemporary hand coloured print under glass.
A DELIGHTFUL BOOK-FORM BOX, complete with gilt spine bands, gilt borders to the sides, four gilt bosses (one on the upper cover apparently missing) and gilt edges. The lid incorporates a mirror and the base a hand coloured print.