Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with an image of a mountain landscape

    Snuffbox with an image of a mountain landscape

    Germany, Hanau or Berlin

    circa 1815

    Gold, enamel; chasing, engraving, painting

    1.5 х 9.9 х 5.2 cm, 124 gr

    Master's mark: "F.J." (unknown); "4945", seven marks. On the lid inner side the later inscription in German and the date: 28 April 1885

    Gold rectangular snuffbox with cut corners and a hinged lid. An oval plaque with a mountain landscape is on the lid. A river, a fisherman and a shepherd are on the enamel picture. The image is bordered by two white and blue enamel horns of abundance, that are full of fruit. The corners' bottom parts are decorated with engraved ornament resembling the divergent sun rays. The bottom and lateral surfaces are decorated with enamel panels in the form of white ribbon with flowers and golden engraved ornament framed with blue and white stripes.