A jewelled two colour gold mounted and guilloché enamel carnet de bal. 20th century
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A rectangular card caseo in the Louis XVI style, the hinged cover enamelled in translucent green over a guilloché surrounded with a line in red enamel. A gold floral frieze in "reserve" frames the enamel panel. The center of the lid is decorated with a rectangular panel enamelled in translucent white over a sunburst guilloché ground. The base is in amati gold. The interior is engraved with initials KB and a system allows to hold cards or a notebook. This case was worn hanging from the waist.
Weight :4.44oz (126g).
Dimension: L:2.36in. (6.5 cm) / l: 1.57in. (4.8 cm) / H: 0.39in. (1.2 cm).
English gold marks.
Goldsmith: Anderson & Lehrs London 1906.
Early 20th century work.