Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Gold and micro-mosaic snuffbox

    Gold and micro-mosaic snuffbox

    Austria, Vienna


    Gold; guilloche, micromosaic

    1.9 x 9.4 x 3.9 cm, 102 gr

    Maker's mark A.M.; Mark of Vienna, dated1833

    Golden rectangular with bevelled corners, with a hinged lid. Rectangular micro mosaic with an image of the ruins on the lakeshore and a tree in the foreground, bordered by a golden polished frame is on the lid. The case is decorated with alternating vertical guilloche panels with horizontal stripes and “a fir tree” ornament.