Brooch in case

Title:
Brooch in case
Date: 
1820-1830
Medium: 
Porcelain, gold, pearls; silk, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (brooch): 2 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 1/2 in.; overall (case): 2 x 3 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.
Description: 
Oval brooch with painted enamel of young girl on porcelain set in gold and pearl frame, in case; brooch depicts female child in bucolic setting, gathering grapes, image surrounded with gold openwork grape vine with bunches of seed pearl grapes, hinged pin and hook on reverse; red velvet case in the shape of inverted scallop shell, with lid hinged at the back and metal clasp fastener at center front, lid is lined with light blue satin and is joined to box by light blue silk ribbon at either side near hinge, box is lined with black velvet.
Object Number: 
INV.12664ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group