Antique Gold Pique Box

GBP 3,500.00

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Object Description

An antique tortoiseshell box of circular bombe form inlaid overall with gold pique dot work. The cover and base are overlaid with solid gold cut work ornament of classical figures and motifs.
Diameter 6 cm. Height 3.1 cm.
Circa 1740.
Probably English.
Unmarked gold.

Object Condition

The box is generally in very good order with some signs of wear. The hinge functions well and the box closes tightly. The gold centre overlay panel is slightly raised in the centre and some of the gold pique dots are missing. The tortoiseshell has a few tiny chips by the catch and a small fault near the hinge.Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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