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Book Shaped Vinaigrette

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Book Shaped Vinaigrette

Type: 
Vinaigrette
Material(s): 
gold, enamel, seed pearls
Designer/Maker: 
George Redmond and Co.
Markings: 
Maker's mark on inside front cover
Origin: 
Swiss - Geneva
Date or Era: 
c. 1800
Dimensions: 
1.5 in. x 1 in.
Additional Information: 
Gold and enamel container in book form. Spine decorated with bands of gold flowers on blue background. Front cover depicts a still life of plate of fruit banded in gold and seed pearls. Back cover of blue enamel banded in gold and blue design. Pierced and engraved inner grill opens to gold compartment to hold scent soaked sponge.

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