Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Gold snuffbox

    Gold snuffbox

    Switzerland, Geneva

    early 19th century

    Moynier, Bautte & Co

    Gold; guilloche, embossing, cloisonne enamel, repousse

    2.1 х 8.2 х 5.2 cm, 72 g


    Gold elongated snuffbox, with rounded sides, hinged lid, gold thumb ramp with a foliage ornament of blue enamel on matte background. Case is decorated with guilloched panels with ornaments in the form of round curls and lozenges, vertical panels in the form of ribbons with blue enamel ornament on matte background are on the left and right sides of the case surface.