15th January 2022 9:30 GMT/BST
each oblong, the first with canted corners and engraved with fruiting grapevines, the second engraved with foliage and centring a vacant shield, each opens to reveal a differing pierced grille
28mm wide and smaller, 9dwt, 14gr
Sold for £170
Estimated at £120 - £180
The first: Fully marked inside cover. The base and grille apparently unmarked. There is overall surface scratching and wear, consistent with age and use. The wear is noticeable as a softening to the engraving.
The larger example: Part marked inside base and cover. The grille marked with lion passant only. There is some surface scratching and wear, consistent with age and use. The wear is noticeable as a softening to the engraving.
Auction: Jewellery, Watches & Silver, 15th January 2022
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