A 19th century cross stitch sheep bonbonniere

A 19th century cross stitch sheep bonbonniere

£165
Reference

4610

A charming rectangular box made of card, the sides in floral and leaf scroll raised gold foil, the lid with a painted canvas and cross stitch naive sheep on grass, within a raised gilt foil border. Such boxes were used for gifts of handmade chocolates.

France, 19th century

Provenance: From a connoisseur's collection

Dimensions:

Height 3.5 cm / 1 1332"
Width 9.5 cm / 3 34"
Depth 6.5 cm / 2 1932"

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