19 C FRENCH SILVER GILT & ENAMEL RELIQUARY / ETUI CASE C. 1850

19 C FRENCH SILVER GILT & ENAMEL RELIQUARY / ETUI CASE C. 1850

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Reference

N5830

A lovely French Silver Gilt and Enamel Reliquary. This gorgeous item is of substantial weight and was lined inside to be used as an Etui Case. The reliquary is created in deep relief showing an image of a woman in a niche standing on a raised platform with two griffins in either side. The curved back has delicate engraved detailing.

Made in France.
Date - c. 1850.

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Dimensions:

Height 12.2 cm / 4 1316"
Width 5.5 cm / 2 316"
Weight 157.7 g (5.07 troy ozs)
Year

c. 1850

Medium

Silver Gilt & Enamel

Country

France

Signed

No Crests or Engravings.

Condition

This Reliquary is in excellent condition. The opening clasp is very stiff, however. Please not it is the case only - none of the Etui contents.

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