22 May 2001
A gold mounted bloodstone vinaigrette applied with a cameo portrait
English, circa 1790, unmarked
Circular, the bloodstone body with rose gold mounts, the detachable cover applied with a white glass paste portrait profile of George III, in the manner of Tassie, the detachable grille engraved with a spray of flowers and pierced with ferns
1 in. (25 mm.) diam.
Sotheby's, London, 18 June 1987, lot 121 (£750).
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