Fabulous French gold dore filigree and guilloche enamel hinged patch box compact, covered with Venetian glass jewels. Intricate gold dore filigree work on the lid, with central medallion plaque of cobalt enamel, hand painted with pink roses and green leaves. Around this center medallion are cobalt and red cabochon "jewels". The Venetian glass stones are prong set. The sides have a very fancy gadrooning and repousse design. The box is hinged, it opens to reveal the original beveled mirror in pristine condition, held in place by a gold dore braided retaining ring. The inside is gold dore, and it is marked on the bottom, Made In France. Measures 2 3/8" in diameter. Excellent condition, no dents, dings, damage or losses. Absolutely superb, nineteenth century example.
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