Oval-shaped gold and enamel vinaigrette. The vinaigrette is entirely decorated with a guilloche motif with stylized flower. The hinged lid is decorated in the center with a medallion with a violet in royal blue enamel on a matte background. The enamelled thought known as of the Palais-Royal is characteristic of the luxury objects sold in the shops of the Palais-Royal in Paris during the French Restauration. The vinaigrette opens on a fine pierced grid which allowed to contain a sponge soaked in flavored vinegar.
L: 1.22in. (3.1 cm) / l: 0.94in. (2.4 cm) / H: 1 cm.
Small warranty: rooster head 1798-1800.
Goldsmith:?. L. B (thought symbol).
Period: French Restauration. Circa 1810-1815.
9 500 €