Frères Jordan

A German 19th Century Gold and Enamel Box

Frères Jordan

A German 19th Century Gold and Enamel Box

Gold & Enamel
Hanau, c. 1810
Maker’s mark of Freres Jordan

Length: 8.4 cm, 3 1/3 in.
Width: 5.1 cm, 2 in.
Height: 1.6 cm, 2 ¾ in.


Of rectangular shape with rounded corners. Cover set with a rectangular enamel plaque depicting two women in antique dress, one is seated and the other gestures towards a man deep in thought, set within a landscape with a stone structure in the background. The plaque is bordered by bands of deep blue enamel separated by a band of gold foliate scrolls and geometric patterning. Similarly decorated to the sides and base.  

Engraving to the inside of the lid “1228”.
 

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