Enamelled Toothpick Container
Silver container with coloured cloisonne enamels, depicting an abstract mountainous landscape and a red rope-tie, with a hinged lid.
Materials and techniques
Cloisonne enamel; black, blues, pink, red, white and yellow. Metal base of hardenable silver, with wires of 24 carat gold, 0.005" thick, fixed with gum tragacanth. Enamel packed around, fired and polished with carborundum stone.