Description & Technical information

Weight: 115.5g, the cover featuring a pink and brown opalescent view of two gunboats firing cannon, seen from the shore with sparse tree to the foreground, a palatial building of classical style to the right with overgrown foliage, similar to the base with classical ruins and to the four side panels with architectural landscapes, each bordered by green enamel laurel wreath, outer border of blue foliage, white flowerheads and enamel bead 'jewelling' in red and turquoise, the sides with pedestal pilasters.

Date:  1778
Period:  18th century
Origin:  Paris
Medium: gold, Enamel
Dimensions: 8 x 6 x 2.5 cm (3¹/₈ x 2³/₈ x 1 inches)
Categories: Jewellery