An early 19th c card box. Made of cardboard, coloured paper and pressed and gilt paper ribbons, so-called Dresden trimmings. The lid with a reverse painted glass picture of a lady who, beautifully dressed in pink and with a plumed bonnet, is listening to the pleas of an encaged admirer. Germany, c 1830-40. Width: "3½ / 9 cm, height: "1¼ / 3 cm. Condition: there should be an additional ribbon surrounding the glass painting, and the interior of the lid has reinforced corners.