Small, oval enamel patch box. Lid is hinged and painted with a balloon with two figures in the gondola. 'Stat Sine Morte de Cus' is written on the banner that is hanging from the balloon. The base of the box is painted with a floral motif. The lid and base of the box are edged in steel. The interior of the lid is lined with a polished metal mirror. The bottom is unmarked.
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Overall: 5.1 × 4.1 × 2.5cm (2 × 1 5/8 × 1 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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