Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Golden snuffbox

    Golden snuffbox

    France, Paris

    circa 1840

    Louis-Francois Tronquoy

    Gold; guilloche, engraving

    1.4 x 7 x 4.1 cm, 55 gr

    Marks: "280", hexagon male profile, half effaced lozenge

    French rectangular golden snuffbox, with rounded corners, the top with large central conforming plaque engraved with blank oval cartouche within engine-turning, the side front with a protruding shaped thumbpiece, the side and base similarly decorated.