Description & Technical information

Comprising five large flat-topped polished oval lapis stones with canted sides, each collet set within enamelled lappet borders of guilloche red and opaque black, trefoil pierced galleries, between each oval panel an incurved shaped lapis bar panel, mounted in 18ct gold.

Weight: 135g

Date:  c.1860
Period:  19th century
Origin:  French
Medium: Lapis lazuli, enamel and gold
Signature: French assaymark and workshop mark for JT, later engraved to the tongue: 'Mary Russell', together with a contemporary fitted case with retailer's stamp for 'BARBARY & J COLOMB 24 Rue de la Paix'.

Dimensions: 18.5 x 3.8 cm (7¹/₄ x 1¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Jewellery