Description & Technical information

Weight: 73g, cut-corner rectangular outline, the mother-of-pearl cover with an applied gold oval chased with flowerheads on a matt ground, flanked by hatched and gold dot diaper panels, applied pierced foliate scroll gold spandrels, shells carved in relief to each corner, mother-of-pearl panel base, the gold sides with the reeded rim.

Date:  1738-1744
Period:  18th century, 1600-1750
Origin:  Paris
Medium: gold
Dimensions: 7.3 x 5.4 cm (2⁷/₈ x 2¹/₈ inches)
Categories: Jewellery