Materials: paste (flint glass), gilt silver (marked), 10k gold bail
Weight: 22.4 grams
– [roman fasces] French silver guaranty mark for small articles, in use 1798-1809
Height : 101 mm / 4 inches (including bail), 94.33 mm (excluding bail), 75 mm (bottom cross element alone)
Width: 58 mm (at maximal point)
Dimension of pastes:
Condition: the back of the églomisé center medallion shows earlier moisture damage. Foiling to two pastes have yellowed, while one paste is a later replacement. Circular gold bail to top is a later addition. Brooch pin to the back of the top element has been cleanly removed. Tarnish to silver, general age-related surface wear. No significant chips to the pastes; nearly all are still bright and lively, with their original “black dot” visible and preserved.