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An English Gold Mounted Banded and Moss Agate Box

Gold, Banded Agate, Moss Agate
England, circa 1820

Length: 8.7 cm, 3.43 in.
Weight: 190 g, 6.10 oz.



 

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Description

A form influenced by The Grand Tour, the cover set with three picture-frame reserves set with oval and cushion shaped moss agates on a background of engraved wrigglework, the bevelled edges to the top and base with panels of white and brown banded agate with moss agate divisions. The base set with grey and white banded agate panel.
 

An English Gold Mounted Banded and Moss Agate Box Reference: 23858.1