Western European Enamel

Boat shaped tray with dragon figure

    Boat shaped tray with dragon figure

    Western Europe

    Circa 1890

    Gold, enamel, diamonds, rubies; chiseling, repousse, cloisonné enamel, casting

    Length 14.5 cm


    Gold boat shaped tray with curved handle, decorated with ruby cabochons and figure of a dragon with open fauces. The tray body is decorated with foliage ornament in the form of curved leaves of blue-white, white-pink and white-green colors on repoussed background. The front of the boat is decorated with blue enamel drop; the edge is adorned with round-cut diamonds.