Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with a hunting scene

    Snuffbox with a hunting scene

    France

    1819-1838

    Silver, gold, amber; niello, embossing

    2 х 8.7 х 6.2 cm, 198 gr

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    Silver rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners, with a hinged lid, with silver thumb ramp. Rectangular gold plaque with a relief image of a hunting scene, with a horse and two dogs in the forest, a fortress in the background; framed by amber cabochons is on the lid. The sides are decorated with niello geometrical ornament with four-leafed clover. An oval medallion with image of a Cupid with a classical urn and lion's heads on both sides, framed by foliage ornament with buds and flowers of lilies is on the bottom.

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    Инв.3651/ДПИ