Description: comprising five rectangular rock crystal panels designed as a container, each mounted within a delicate gold filigree frame, set on a gold filigree mount featuring a roundel with the symbol 'IHS' being the first three letters of the Greek spelling of the holy name of Jesus, standing on four rounded feet, the lid also fitted with a rock crystal panel in a gold filigree setting
Dimensions: 16 by 20 by 13cm.
Condition Report: In overall good condition, the rock crystal with few natural inclusions and markings, the gold not tested, as viewed.
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Saleroom Notice: Please note that this lot could be attributed to either the late 17th or early 18th century.
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