Description & Technical information

Wth guilloche orange enamel panels over engine turned scroll lines, the lid with an oval en grisaille enamel portrait of Aristotle, foliate border, the top and base rims with laurel band wrapped with trailing foliate, the sides with swagged garlands and lappet bands, reeded pilasters to the corner edges, stamped 131

Weight: 152g

Date:  1773
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  France, Paris
Medium: Enamelled gold
Dimensions: 3.5 x 5.6 x 7.6 cm (1³/₈ x 2¹/₄ x 3 inches)
Categories: Jewellery