AN OVAL TULA STEEL, GOLD-MOUNTED BOX

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TULA, CIRCA 1800, STRUCK WITH LATER FRENCH CONTROL MARKS, ENGRAVED ‘METAL ET OR’. Designed with parallel keystone bands enclosing a gilt lattice design enhanced with foliate and berry clusters, the base and cover with two opposing seashells and sun and moon motifs, with gold interior and rim.