Description & Technical information

The tapering ovals with a beetle and trailing flowers in blues and reds on a white ground.
The flowers diminishing to a slender dotted line, blue and white chevron rim, close set in gold with a double ropetwist band border, back-hinged fittings.
Weight: 15g

Date:  c.1840
Period:  19th century
Origin:  probably Italian
Medium: gold
Signature: French control marks (for gold items of imported or unknown origin)

Dimensions: 3.8 cm (1¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Jewellery