• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 296

    A GEORGE II PINCHBECK-MOUNTED HARDSTONE CHÂTELAINE WITH NÉCESSAIRE

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II PINCHBECK-MOUNTED HARDSTONE CHÂTELAINE WITH NÉCESSAIRE
    CIRCA 1750
    Shaped triangular suspension hook faced with hinged cartouche, set with jasper and chased with rocaille, Triton and putto, with three loops, one suspending a hinged nécessaire similarly chased and set with jasper panels, containing implements including scroll-chased hinged blade, ivory tablet, scissors, pencil holder, toothpick and spoon, pinchbeck pushpin
    7 1/16 in. (179 mm.) long


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