A Collection of Memorabilia relating to family of Thomas Percy, Bishop of Dromore, and Edward Whalley

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Date of Auction: 26th March 2019

Sold for £240

Estimate: £100 - £150

Two small enamel boxes, both of rectangular form with hinged lids, decorated with white enamel, painted floral detail and printed and painted scenes of figures in landscapes, one box containing a small paper note reading ‘This box was given to my mother when a little child, by D. Johnson, 1784, Theo Whalley’, box dimensions 40 x 33 x 26mm. £100-£150

Footnote

The other box previously contained a similar paper (now lost) noting that this was given by Oliver Goldsmith.