Description & Technical information

Of straight sided form, each panel applied with a four-colour gold gardening trophy chased in low relief, the cover featuring a peacock, a pea hen and a cockerel upon a squash patch, foliage and fencing behind, the base with a basket of fruit, gardening implements, two bunny rabbits fruit bushes and fencing, similar to the sides, the back panel featuring an architectural scene, the panels with an engine turned linear ground, alternating fine reed and dart bands with polished bands, similar to the rims giving an entwined ribbon effect:

Weight: 205.5g

Date:  1757
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  France, Paris
Medium: Coloured gold
Signature:  Stamped serial number 509 to the flange

Dimensions: 8 x 6 x 3.7 cm (3¹/₈ x 2³/₈ x 1¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Jewellery