French Antique Silver Courting Couple Compact PendantFrench Antique Silver Courting Couple Compact PendantFrench Antique Silver Courting Couple Compact PendantFrench Antique Silver Courting Couple Compact PendantFrench Antique Silver Courting Couple Compact Pendant

This charming, French silver compact box pendant was made circa 1900. It bears a boar’s head hallmark for 800-900 quality silver.

It measures 1 and 3/8” (3.5cms) across the base and is 10 mms deep . It weighs 16.9 grams.

On the lid is an exquisite, repoussé image, In a swirling, leafy frame and is a shepherdess being courted by a gentleman in eighteenth century dress.

There is a small ring at the top, marked with a boar’s head, to which a bail is attached for use as a pendant.

The compact opens easily from the front. Inside is a perfectly preserved mirror, surrounded by gold cording. The interior has a very light gold wash. On the inside rim is the French boar’s head hallmark. It snaps shut.

The reverse is plain silver and bears a maker’s mark.

It is good to find one of these in such a wonderful design and in such fine condition. It will arrive carefully presented in a gift box.

ITEM ID
270
ITEM SIZE
1 and 3/8 inches
ITEM TYPE
Antique
TYPE
Fine
MATERIAL
Silver
STYLE
Victorian
COLOR
Silver

French Antique Silver Courting Couple Compact Pendant

$195

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