• Sale 7969

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

    7 June 2011, London, King Street

  • Lot 281

    A GEORGE III PINCHBECK MOUNTED HARDSTONE CHATELAINE WITH NECESSAIRE

    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1760/1770

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III PINCHBECK MOUNTED HARDSTONE CHATELAINE WITH NECESSAIRE
    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1760/1770
    shaped triangular suspension hook faced with hinged cartouche set with brown moss-agate and chased with c-scrolls and rocaille, two suspension hooks with pinchbeck-mounted agate thimble cases, further suspension hook with hinged nécessaire similarly chased and set with agate panels, containing implements including folding knife, spoon, scissors, pencil-holder, two ivory leaves, tweezers and needle, gilt-metal push-pin
    8 in. (204 mm.) long


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