Twenty-one miniature agate boxes mounted with gilt metal
Continental, late 19th Century
Largest: Height 1.5cm, width 6cm, depth 4cm
Smallest: Height 1.5cm, width 3.5cm, depth 3cm
This set of 21 boxes contains examples of different sizes and shapes. The boxes contain a variety of types of agate, all of which are finished to highlight the translucent beauty of the stone. The boxes feature a variety of different silvered and gilt metal mounts.