A German 19th Century Blood Stone and Gold Cage-Work Box

A German 19th Century Blood Stone and Gold Cage-Work Box

Bloodstone & gold
Circa 1820
Length: 8.5cm, 3.3 in
 

The gold cast cage-work mounts of the highest quality chasing depicting ancient ruins, gardens, cascading waterfalls, rocaille shells, cherubs, and maidens. The whole object in the rococo form of the 18th century.
 

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