Jewelry, Silver & Objects of Vertu
Sale 8 Lot 119
elliptical jeweled dresser box
gilt bronze, various stone and glass gems
together with a French pressed gilt metal oval dresser box set with an enameled roundel decorated with the bust of a maiden
larger: 4 5/8″w x 2 5/8″d x 2 3/4″h
Each with worn original patina. The Austrian example with some pressed in areas and one area lifting to the lid. Faceted and cabochon-cut stones and glass gems are all intact. Lid closes with some light pressure. Scratches to the blue glass cabochon feet, typical of age and use. The other example with cracks to the upper-right quadrant of the green enamel. The box appears to have remnants of lacquer in areas.