Lot 224: 18th/19th century gold mounted and hand painted porcelain patch box, finely painted flower exterior with gold mounted rim and hinge...

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Description: 18th/19th century gold mounted and hand painted porcelain patch box,
finely painted flower exterior with gold mounted rim and hinge opening to courtyard scene with four figures, possibly Meissen, Christie's sticker on interior and a 1939 note of provenance, From Col. George Sale of Parkes? 'Birmets Jamestown, N.Y. January 18, 1939 Belonging to Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams second President of the U.S.A.
height 1 1/2 inches, length 2 3/4 inches
Provenance:
Estate of Eileen Slocum located in the Harold Brown Villa in Newport, R.I. *IMPORTANT NOTE: No credit card payments will be accepted for silver, gold, or jewelry from buyers that have not purchased from our gallery in the past.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Starting Bid: $500.00

Auction Date: January 1st, 2019

Realized Price: $4,127.50

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