Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Golden snuffbox

    Golden snuffbox

    Geneva or Hanau

    circa 1815

    Gold; guilloche, chasing, flat chasing

    2.3 x 8.5 x 5.8 cm, 63 gr

    Maker's mark in lozenge; "LG". Bottom interior lid with four marks, including "18K"

    Rectangular golden snuffbox, with rounded corners, and a hinged lid. The lid with a rectangular guilloche panel featuring a semicircle with rays diverging from it, bordered by a smooth polished frame and with rim decorated with a golden relief floral ornament on a darker background. The sides are decorated with rectangular guilloche panels and a stylized floral ornament. The base is identical to the lid.