The January Antiques, Fine Art, Silver & Jewellery Catalogue Sale - Grantham - Lot 1200

A George III bi-colour metal and micro-mosaic boxA George III bi-colour metal and micro-mosaic box, with a landscape panel to the lid depicting a perplexed cupid, chained to a rock, After Giovanni Pickley, with golden bow and scabbard of arrows at his feet, with a mountainous landscape and the sea in the background, the yellow metal box with piano hinged lid and decorated with feather and floral boarders and motifs, marks very rubbed but appear to be 18* & nine character maker's mark in square formation being, **B over DOU over BLE, size of image 52mm x 33mm, size of box 7.5cm x 4.3cm x 1.8cm, total weight 93.6g, the inside of the lid is engraved with family crest and initials T E W, in a fitted case.
Keyword searches: gold, micro, mosaic, micromosaic, snuff, Hockley and Bosworth, cupid.

Estimate £3,500 - 5,000
Sold for £12,500

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