A small casket art Nouveau. Created "under the legend" about a young apprentice jeweler, lover of famous dancer Ruth St. Denis (Ruth St. Denis), the founder of the dance in art Nouveau style. The young man presented his gift - the box - lover, but the beautiful Ruth rejected suitor, but the gift did not attract her attention, therefore was lost in the bowels of the house and lying forgotten in the attic of a home in Los Angeles, where Ruth lived in 1910-1920 gg. Was discovered recently and attributed.
(All story-the-box from start to finish - fiction author :))
The body of the casket is decorated by "gold". The pattern on the lid of the casket is made in the technique of inlaid mother-of-pearl and styling cloisonné "enamel". On the front of the raised button of poluzaschite. Mother of pearl "handmade", color "enamel" part is made of iridescent "prismatic" colors. artificially aged.