Lot 3 Halcyon Days Enamel Boxes King David, Hans Christian Anderson,wizard Of Oz


Lot 3 Halcyon Days Enamel Boxes King David, Hans Christian Anderson,wizard Of Oz

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Lot 3 Halcyon Days Enamel Boxes King David, Hans Christian Anderson,wizard Of Oz:
$275


This great lot of 3 Halcyon Days Enamel boxes includeKing David, Hans Christian Anderson, Wizard of Oz.


1) The beautiful Bethlehem Jerusalem box is a limited edition, older/vintage Halcyon Days Bilston and Battersea Enamel hand painted box from England. It depicts King David on his throne playing a harp on the top. Along the entire outside circumference of the box are scenes of Bethlehem: The Western Wall, The Citadel of King David, The Church of the Holy Sepulchre and The Dome of the Rock. The inside circumference depicts pictures of: The Zion Gate, The Lion’s Gate, The Damascus Gate, The New Gate, Herod’s Gate, The Jaffa Gate, The Dung Gate and the Golden Gate. The detail on this box is incredible.

The inside top reads:
“Jerusalem 3000 In 1003 BC David, King of Israel, established Jerusalem as his capital. Sanctified by the religious and historical traditions of its holy places, the City is revered by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike.” While the bottom inside reads “ Rejoice thee with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her… Isaiah 66:10-12” . The box measures aprox 1 ½” h x 2 ¼” andis “In an edition limited to 3000 is no. 395.”


Some history. "The makers of this box are the direct descendants of the rare and beautiful enamels of 18th century England. They were made by craftspeople in Bilston, the traditional English center of enameling on copper. Prized by collectors all over the world, both as tokens of taste and sentiment and as small works of art, they are the antiques of tomorrow. Princess Diana was just one of the collectors of these boxes and gave them out to heads of State and others. The company is honored to have been granted royal warrants by The Queen, Prince Philip, The Queen Mother and The Prince of Wales as the first ever and only 'Suppliers of Objets d'art' and is one of only eight companies to hold all four royal warrants."


2) Halcyon Days Limited Edition Collectible Enamel Trinket Box depicting the Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen.

The box design consists of framed scenes from popular fairy tales on a turquoise background, including; "The Little Sea Maid" (on lid), "The Snow Queen", "The Tinder Box", The Frog Prince", " The Ugly Duckling", and "The Princess and the Pea". The lid interior holds an inscription about the authur and the interior of the base has an illustration of a pair of ballet slippers.

Size: aprox 2" diameter, (including lip and hinge) x 1 1/2" high.

The box is in excellent condition.

Made in England. The bottom reads By Appointment to he Majesty Her Queen Suppliers of Object D' Art Halcyon Days Enamel England Bilston & Battersea Enamels Revival


3) Wizard of Oz - This beautiful enamel trinket box depicts the main cast of the Wizard of Oz - Dorothy, Tinman, Lion and Scarecrow and of course Toto. They stand on the yellow brick road and Oz is in the background. Made for the Smithsonian Institute by Halcyon Days Enamels in England. The inside shows Dorothy's ruby slippers,with inscription "There's No Place Like Home". It is aprox 1" tall X 1.5" wide and in excellent condition.


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Lot 3 Halcyon Days Enamel Boxes King David, Hans Christian Anderson,wizard Of Oz:
$275

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