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

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

15,795.00

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

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century extremely rare 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. These type of Swiss seals are always unmarked, acid tested shows a 750+ gold purity.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage, fully working order.

SIZE

Height: 4.2cm
Width: 3 x 2cm
Weight: 25.4g