22 May 2001
A Swiss gold and enamel vinaigrette
Geneva, circa 1820, unmarked
Oblong, the cover enamelled with a scene of boats on Lake Geneva, woodland scenery to the front, Alpine peaks with the Salève in the distance, with gold stiff-leaf border, the base engine-turned, with chased foliate border, the grille a repeating pattern of rosettes, impressed mark 'z57' on bezel
1¼ in. (32 mm.) long
Sotheby's, London, 18 June 1987, lot 112 (£1,800).
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