Circa 1850. Rare and beautiful chatelaine.
Impressive work of art with inclusions of amethysts.
The central part represents a butterfly on top of a powder box.
A busy woman needs the tools of her work accessible. This was a challenge when fashions did not include many pockets. The chatelaine was a popular solution in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Height: 20cm / Powder box: 5cm