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Pair of antique intaglio cut cufflinks with toadstools & cloverleaves

Year

1890

Price

950,- €

Description

Extremely rare & beautiful cufflinks in 835 silver with toadstools and cloverleaves cut under rock crystal in the high quality intaglio technique. The reverse crystal intaglio started as a fashion in 1862 when the first example was shown at the international Exhibition in London. The underside of a smooth, domed piece of rock crystal was deeply carved and then painted in minute detail and backed with a slice of mother-of-pearl so that the subject slightly magnified by the dome of crystal, looked as if it was curiously suspended in its glassy cocoon.

There is a story behind a vintage watch.
Besides the obvious fact that traveling down the years, a watch absorbs the energy of time and history, it often has a significant story to tell, based on the purpose it was originally made for.

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