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About the object

A whitewood pencil box with the sliding lid painted with shells and corals.

Circa 1820

The taste of the Prince Regent helped to fuel interest in a revival of the 18thcentury Rococo style. In the early 19th century natural motifs such as scrolling flowers, foliage and shells were popular decorative features.

Dimensions

W 17.5cm D 4.7cm H 4.4cm

Stock number

W5885