Description & Technical information

The rectangular box with rounded corners, the lid applied with an earlier oval enamel plaque, possibly Austrian, depicting Bacchus and Ariadne within a chased flower border, surrounded by scrollwork chased in relief on a sablé ground, framed with an acorn and oak leaf border, the sides with engine-turned wavy pattern, the base centred by a chased flower within circular borders, fully hallmarked.

Weight: 214g, (7.54oz)

Together with its original fitted case.

Date:  1813
Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  England, London
Medium: gold, Enamel
Signature: Maker's Mark of John Northam

Dimensions: 8.8 cm (3¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Works of Art