783
783
A gold, pinchbeck and hardstone chatelaine, London, circa 1765
Estimate
6,0008,000
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783
A gold, pinchbeck and hardstone chatelaine, London, circa 1765
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A gold, pinchbeck and hardstone chatelaine, London, circa 1765
the etui of quiver form, chased on the front with Poseidon and melusines below a flaming sun centred by the rose diamond thumbpiece, the reverse with the standing figure of Fame, the lid and gilt-metal backed belt clip chased with putti amid scrollwork, hung with two small agate fobs, one formed as a basket, the other circular with enamelled motto: fidelle en absence, the interior of the etui complete with implements, apparently unmarked
etui 10cm., 4 in., high; 19cm., 7 1/2 in. overall
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