22 May 2001
A pendant gold vinaigrette and seal
probably English, circa 1830, unmarked
Vase shaped, suspended on a tubular link chain from a ribbed and chased gold ring, the ribbed body engraved with foliage and applied with two scroll handles, the cover with foliate border and with foliage and berry finial, the base with milky-quartz matrix with intaglio flower, the grille chased with radiating arrowheads
4 in. (100 mm.) high overall
Christie's, Geneva, 15 November 1983, lot 324 (SFr. 4,800).
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