Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with a lakeside view

    Snuffbox with a lakeside view

    Germany, Hanau

    circa 1820

    Gold; chasing, champleve enamel, painted enamel

    1.7 х 8.8 х 5.7 cm, 127 gr

    On the welt: "3932"; four marks inside

    Gold rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners and a hinged lid. The lid is painted in the manner of Richter with a lakeside view, two washing linen women observed by a leering pipe smoker about to be chased away by a protective gentleman. The plaque is bordered by a frame of blue and white enamel, the body is decorated with flowers with petals of white and blue enamel.