A German 18th Century Gold & Bloodstone Box

A German 18th Century Gold & Bloodstone Box

Gold & bloodstone, diamonds, and rubies
Probably Dresden circa, 1750
 

The cartouche-shaped box with beautifully chased gold mounts together with a bee and floral display thumbpiece in rubies and diamonds.
 

Christies 14th November 1995 lot 50

 

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