22 May 2001
An enamelled and diamond-set gold vinaigrette
circa 1850, unmarked
Shaped oblong, the cover and reverse each set with diamonds forming initials 'MB' below a coronet, on a black enamelled ground, with suspension loop, the rose gold grille pierced with interlocking circles
1 3/8 in. (35 mm.) long
Christie's, London, 28 March 1984, lot 29 (£400).
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