Description & Technical information

The hardstone cover and base panels with light through dark brown markings and dendritic features, reeded gold rims, scallop thumbpiece, the gold sides chased and engraved with bands of flowerheads, building features, scrolls with rocaille and a scallop shell, all on a stipple ground.

Weight: 63.5g

Date:  c.1750
Period:  George II
Origin:  English
Medium: Agate, gold
Dimensions: 6.6 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm (2⁵/₈ x 1³/₄ x 0⁵/₈ inches)
Categories: Jewellery