5 June 2007
A REGENCY VARI-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE VINAIGRETTE
ENGLISH, CIRCA 1820, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD
Casket-shaped jasper box with hinged handles at ends, vari-colour gold mounts stamped with foliate pattern, the hinged gold-lined cover centred with flower design with alternating hardstone petals of opaque green and translucent brown with white veins, slightly raised thumbpiece with ribbon and rosette, the hinged grille with elaborate scrolls
1½ in. (39 mm.) wide, including handles
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