A Decorative Piece

unknown17th Century

Skokloster Castle

Skokloster Castle
Skoklosters, Sweden

Decorative piece of agate with mounting of gilt silver and enamel. The stones are, amongst others, white opal, garnet, amethyst, emerald, hessonite garnet, olivine, rock crystal, zircon and sapphire. The knob at the top is made of foiled fluorite. Three spherical feet. No hallmark.


  • Title: A Decorative Piece
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: 17th Century
  • Physical Dimensions: h 88 mm, diam 54 mm
  • Artist info: Photo: H. Bonnevier
  • Original Language: Swedish
  • External Link: Inventory number: 87, Skokloster Castle

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