An antique, shield shaped, enamel box, with blue base; the hinged lid with a comical scene of a man falling from a horse drawn coach titled: Coaching. Note: Samson is more known for porcelain production but the company was later expanded by the founder's son to include the reproduction of 18th century English enamels.
MAKER Attributed to Samson and Co. (Paris, 1873-1957)
LITERATURE Susan Benjamin, English Enamel Boxes.
DATE 19th century
DIMENSIONS Width 2 Depth 1.75 Height 1.25 in.