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Gold and Glass Vinaigrette Box
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27.34ct Quartz, 15ct Yellow Gold and Glass Vinaigrette - Antique Circa 1820

£1,995.00

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique 1820s 27.34 carat quartz, 15ct yellow gold and glass vinaigrette; an addition to our collection of silver boxes and cases

SKU C5891

This exceptional, fine and impressive antique 15ct yellow gold vinaigrette has an oval form.


The glass vessel is fitted with a plain gold mount to the rim, ornamented with pin struck decoration.


The upper plateau of the cover is ornamented with an impressive 27.34ct cabochon cut colourless quartz.


The sides of the cover are embellished with further pin struck decoration, incorporating a plain rounded thumbpiece to the anterior surface.


The hinged cover opens to allow access to the original, hinged pierced decorated grille.


The impressive antique glass box is ornamented with compressive hobnail style decoration.


This vinaigrette box has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 15 carat gold.


The gold and glass vinaigrette box is supplied with an independent gemstone grading report card.


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This 19th century antique gold box is a very good gauge of gold, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

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


Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this antique gold vinaigrette.


Colour Colourless

Cut Cabochon

Content 27.34 carats

Dimensions 27.70mm x 23.49mm x 5.96mm


Length 2.9cm/1.14"

Width 2.6cm/1.02"

Height 1.9cm/0.75"


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