22 May 2001
A gold and enamelled vinaigrette
probably Swiss, circa 1840, unmarked
Of basket form, enamelled in white with sprays of flowers in red, yellow, pink, purple and blue, with gold borders and knob finials to cover and base, suspended on a short chain with white and blue enamelled links, the grille slat-pierced
2 in. (52 mm.) long overall including chain
Christie's, Amsterdam, 6 December 1983 (DGL 5,200).
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