Description & Technical information

Weight: 118g, of circular form, mounted en cage with engine turned mother-of-pearl panels, pilasters and waved gold borders, shellwork thumbpiece, the interior of the cover mounted under glass with a gouache miniature of a nobleman wearing the sash and star of the Danish Order of the Elephant, possibly one of the royal princes.
Diameter6cms / 2 3/8''

Date:  1750
Period:  18th century, 1750-1850
Origin:  Possibly German
Medium: Mother of pearl, gold
Dimensions: 3.9 cm (1¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Jewellery