C.1790-1810. Circular, 3” diameter, black japanned papier-mâché. The cover with a picture of Life in London, depicting two handsomely dressed men sitting at a table with a lady, a cup of tea on the table and another gentleman behind. In the background is a dressing screen with figures of women of fashion. The form of the box corresponds to the pockets of men’s waistcoats of the period. Some chips as shown.