12ct Yellow Gold, Pearl and Turquoise Pill Box - Antique Circa 1815

GBP 2,950.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique 12 carat yellow gold box with pearl and turquoise; an addition to our diverse ornamental collection.

This exceptional antique 12 carat yellow gold box has a cylindrical form.

The sides of this antique box are plain and unembellished.

This exceptional gold box is fitted with a fine and impressive hinged cover embellished with impressive foliate decoration accented with five clusters of individually set turquoise to the floral motifs.

The surface to the underside is embellished with impressive engine turned decoration in a concentric ring design.

The upper and lower rims of the box is encompassed with eighty-five claw set seed pearls.

This exceptional antique gold pill box bears the retailer’s label ‘E, Tessier, 26 New Bond St, Circa 1815’ to the interior of the cover.

Turquoise Quality
Cut Cabochon
Content 0.57 carat

Diameter 3.8cm/1.5″
Height 1.29cm/0.51″

19.33 grams

Object History

Date: Circa 1815

Object Literature


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Object Condition

This antique gold pill box is an exceptional gauge of gold, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The box is set with evenly colour matched seed pearls and turquoise.

The decoration to the surface of the box is all sharp.

There are no hallmarks as to be expected with such a piece; the date and origin can be determined by the composition, decoration and gemstones.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this gold box.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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