Description & Technical information

Weight: 109g
The cover centred by the glazed oval miniature, depicting a bust length portrait of the man with powdered and curled hair, a black ribbon bow visible to the back, wearing a green jacket with gold braid trim and lace detail showing from the shirt beneath, bright cut border to the frame, the panels in wavy-line engine turning, vari-coloured gold borders, the cover and base featuring flowerheads with scrolling fluted band, the sides with fig-leaves to upper rim, entwined ribbon band to the lower rim and draped column uprights.

Date:  1775
Period:  18th century, 1750-1850
Origin:  Paris
Medium: gold
Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.9 x 3 cm (3 x 1⁷/₈ x 1¹/₈ inches)
Categories: Jewellery