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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA694761: A Rare Swiss Gold & Enamel Jewelled Vinaigrette Box Late 18th C

A Rare Swiss Gold & Enamel Jewelled Vinaigrette Box Late 18th C

£5,500    $7,142    €6,531
Thanks for looking at this superb object of vertu.
 
This Box is In the form of a Boat, the cover and base of translucent blue enamel on a peacock-feather engine-turned ground, the cover further enamelled with a variety of sea shells on a grass bank in bright colours of red,pink, yellow, green,blue etc.
 
All around the cover and the base there are 64 emerald cabochons set in as a decorative border.
 
The sides are covered in blue enamel with a gold chequered design with a white enamel border
 
all the way around the corners of the base.
 
The curved shape grille is expertly pierced and bright-cut with foliage.
 
The overall condition is faultless it opens and closes effortlessly and the very important enamel is in perfect order no excuses and has never suffered any restoration.
 
The Box is stamped with a makers mark in the base but we have never looked up the maker
 
please look at the images and see for yourself.
 
This is a very good example of a solid gold Box.
 
The measurements are 4.3 cm wide BY 2.7 cm Deep.
 
 
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Internal Reference: 4494
Antique Number: SA694761
Dateline of this antique is 18th Century
Antique #SA694761, showcased on this page, originates from the 18th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
←C18th
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