22 May 2001
A gem and pearl-set enamelled gold vinaigrette
circa 1840, probably English, unmarked
Shield-shaped, the matted body with blue enamel scrolls and set with pearls and rubies, surmounted by a coronet set with rubies and emeralds, with engraved floral and foliate grille, with suspension ring
1 3/8 in. (35 mm.) long
With S. J. Phillips, London, 14 June 1989 (£1,750).
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