A Very Fine Collection of Eleven Gilt Metal Mounted 'Agate' Caskets

A Very Fine Collection of Eleven Gilt Metal Mounted 'Agate' Caskets

1800 to 1900 England

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A Very Fine Collection of Eleven Gilt Metal Mounted ‘Agate’ Caskets . All in good condition , the largest with its original key
Circa 1820 – 1890

Size : 8 cm high , 16 cm wide , 10 cm deep – 3¼ ins high , 6¼ ins wide , 4 ins deep ( largest )
These boxes are made of different coloured specimens of chalcedony , which is a cryptocrys - talline variety of quartz . They include moss agate , banded agate , jasper , carnelian , sardonyx
and chrysoprase which is of a light brilliant blue - sea green colour and rarely seen .
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Gilt Metal Mounted 'Agate' moss agate , banded agate , jasper , carnelian , sardonyx
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