18th century gold and horn mounted case.
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Message or cylindrical needle case in "guilloché" gold. The case is completely covered with transparent horn. This horn is enhanced by a fine work of golden peas forming volutes, flowers and radiant motifs. Some of these patterns are set with small pink-cut diamonds. The hinged lid is decorated with a radiant pattern with gold and set with a diamond. Some usures to note on the transparent horn.
Weight: 1.34oz (38g).
h: 3.66in. (9,3 cm)/ l:0.78in. (2 cm).
Late 18th century.
Gold marks, recontrolled. 18 K.