Description: pear-shaped with oval section engraved with symmetrical foliage, double-headed eagle mounted cover, on chain supports,
maker's mark lacking, 10.8cm., 4 1/4 in. high,
together with a miniature Maltese silver coffee pot,
Maitland period, circa 1820, plain baluster form on three scrolling legs with engraved decoration,
5cm., 2in. high,
a Maltese silver
Balsamina (scent flask),
Pinto period, circa 1770, inverted baluster vase form, flame finial, embossed with flutes and foliage,
5.6cm., 2 1/4 in. high,
and a Maltese
Pinto period, circa 1770, tapering rectangular with canted corners, chased with varying foliage
Dimensions: 4.3cm., 1 3/4 in. high
Condition Report: All pieces missing makers marks, some marks only partially distinguishable. Good overall condition with light surface wear, the etui a little bruised with split to the cover.
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