Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with micro mosaic of "A hen and a brood of chicks"

    Snuffbox with micro mosaic of "A hen and a brood of chicks"

    Italy, Rome

    circa 1815

    Camille Picconi

    Semi-precious stone, silver, gold; micro mosaic, gilding, embossing

    2.3 x 8.5 x 5.8 cm, 149 gr

    Marks: silver alloy "C62"; mark with crown

    Snuffbox made of dark ornamental stone, rectangular, with a hinged lid. An oval micro mosaic depicting a hen and a brood of chicks, framed by a double-rimmed frame-smooth silver and chased gold is on the lid. The case is in a silver, partially gilded, frame with a thumb ramp.

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