DescriptionA CONTINENTAL GOLD, DIAMOND, RUBY AND ENAMEL BOX
Maker unknown, circa 1920
5/8 x 3 x 2 inches (1.6 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm)
3.1 ounces (gross)
The 18k rectangular box with hinged lid having a closure of eleven mine-cut diamonds set in platinum topped gold and fastening to a bezel set ruby, the lid with a central portrait of a girl in 19th century attire within a gold ribbon-tied garland border and flanked to either side by a putto holding floral garland on a cobalt ground, with engraved gold to underside and gold floral garland to sides.
The box in very nice condition, closure is secure, surface scratching indicative of use, very slight loss to cobalt ground, well preserved. Tested as 18k gold.
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