Key wind, set in spherical enamel case with ring at top; enamel work blue, black, and white on gold background; design of flowers and pair of birds on nest on one side, flowers, stringed musical instrument, and bird holding wreath in beak on other side.
Gift to the MFA, 1952
Gift of Miss Elizabeth G. Norton
Probably Swiss, mid-19th century
Overall: 3.5 x 4 x 2.7cm (1 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/16in.) Other (Closed): 3.3 x 2.3 x 2.7cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 x 1 1/16in.) Other (approximate): 2.9cm (1 1/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold and enamel