Lot122: Bilston Political Patch Box

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Extremely Rare Political Patch Painted with scenes of a large chained beast with sign post to Berlin and Amsterdam with loans and subsidiesLilac base Catalogue note John Bull is an imaginary figure who is a personification of England, similar to the American ‘Uncle Sam’. He is shown in cartoons and caricatures as a prosperous farmer of the 18th century. John Bull first appears as a character in a series of political satires by John Arbuthnot (1667-1735)

Country: UK
Width: 1.75″
Lenght: 1.6″
Circa: 1800
Condition: Fine

Low estimate:£800
High estimate:£1200

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