W: 8cm (3.1")H: 2.5cm (1")D: 5.6cm (2.2")
An engine-turned gilded box made to simulate a gold box of the period. The top has a glazed mother-of-pearl panel hand-painted with a child holding a garland over some flaming hearts. The hinged lid opens to reveal a tortoiseshell-lined interior. French C1790.