RECENT ACQUISITIONS - 22nd July, 2019

ANTIQUE 19thC SWISS 18k GOLD, ENAMEL MUSICAL AUTOMATON EROTIC SEAL c.1840

19th Century Swiss 18k gold automaton erotic seal, The rectangular vacant seal with reeded decoration to the sides, set with the hinged lid, opens to reveal a musical automaton, painted in polychrome enamel, depicting a risque scene of a gentleman with a young lady embracing in a forest, wound and operated by a central wire ball in the handle.

Reference Number: A5889