Description & Technical information

Hung with drop shaped panels each inset with vari-coloured green, red, white, brown and mauve hardstones to depict flowers and foliage from a tall basket of flowers on a matt black ground, collet set in gold and with outer open frame of looping gold forming two snakes, the heads of which meet at the bottom and support a ball between them, from similar smaller panel tops of inverted drop outline and depicting a forget-me-not type flower stem in blue and green hardstones, the panel backs open set with a dentil border finish to the collet mounts.
Weight: 39g

Date:  c.1830
Period:  19th century
Medium: gold
Dimensions: 10.2 x 3.3 cm (4 x 1¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Jewellery