Description & Technical information

In the form of a scallop shell, the base and cover alternating polished lines with matted fluted lines, the cover topped by an oval bust length portrait of a man looking toward the left, wearing a red cloth hat and blue coat, grey hair worn shoulder-length, hinged and opening to reveal a polished interior, the inside of the lid applied with a bold heart pierced by an arrow and bearing the motto 'Dmbsb't 1807', London hallmarks, PD maker's mark

Weight: 111.5g

Date:  c.1807
Period:  George III
Origin:  London
Medium: gold
Dimensions: 6.5 x 6.5 cm (2¹/₂ x 2¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Jewellery