GOLD VINAIGRETTE Early 19TH CENTURY WORK
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Rectangular, gold vinaigrette with a hinged lid is organized around a central pattern of stylized flower. A geometric frieze frames the composition. The bate is decorated with friezes of foliage on amati background. The background is guilloche geometric patterns.The vinaigrette revealing an openwork grill embellished with scrollwork around a flower basket symbol of Love . The grill was used to hold a sponge soaked in bergamot vinegar or another essence.
L: 0.9 in. (2.5 cm) / l: 0.7 in. (1.8 cm) / H: 0.3 in. (1 cm).
Weight: 0.49 oz (14.27 g).
Gold: Mark 1st cock 1798-1809. Recontrole eagle head. 18k gold.
Work of the early 19th century. Empire period.
Price: 2900 €