Delicate French Gilt Silver And Enamel Pill Box by Delpy


An Exceptionally delicate Antique French Silver And Burnt Orange Enamel Pill Box by Maitre Orfèvre André Delpy.

Circular shaped the lightly convex silver lid is embellished with a beautiful Burnt Orange Guilloché Enamel Panel which reflects a wavy radiant design emanating from the center and ringed by a white enamel line.

The sides of the lid are decorated as well with the beautiful and intact enamel.
The bottom of the box has a gorgeous guilloché work.
The interior of the box is 18 carat gold lined.

A gorgeous piece with a wonderfully delicate work.

The Hallmark is Minerva 1 for 1st title Silver (950/1000) for Paris 1838/1919
The Makers Mark is for Maitre Orfèvre André DELPY, who registered his mark in 1905 and cancelled it in 1933.
His mark shows his two initials separated by a dolphin, which is a play on his last name.
His workshop was located 21 rue Bergère in Paris.