9 December 2008
A SWISS GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
MAKER'S MARK D&C IN A VERTICAL LOZENGE WITH A TREFOIL BELOW, GENEVA UNDER FRENCH OCCUPATION 1798-1809, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1893 IMPORT MARKS FOR GOLD
circular box, the independent cover and base with central panel of vertical engine-turned lines radiating from an engine-turned semi-circle of horizontal curved lines simulating a sunrise, bordered by peaked arrows of polished gold on a frosted ground, the sides with horizontal engine-turned reeding, the cover border with Greek key pattern
2 5/16 in. (59 mm.) diam.
1 7/8 oz. (54 gr.)
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