BLW Comfit or Spice box, around 1630



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Comfit or Spice box, around 1630
English: Comfit or spice box

Unmarked, around 1630

Made up of three creased sheets incised with flowers. The foliate decoration is set off by an inlaid black mastic, echoing fashionable blackwork embroidery. Inside, a sliding lid is engraved with a shrouded figure on a tomb and the inscription LET THIS SUFFIZE WHERE LOVE SUPPLIZE.

Collection ID: M.186-1922

This photo was taken as part of Britain Loves Wikipedia in February 2010 by Pawel Ficinski.

Date Photographed in February 2010(2010-02)
Source Originally uploaded at http://www.britainloveswikipedia.org/
Author Pawel Ficinski


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