Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with an image two young lovers

    Snuffbox with an image two young lovers

    Germany, Hanau or Berlin

    circa 1800

    Gold; chasing, champleve enamel over guilloche, painted enamel

    1.6 х 8.5 х 5.9 cm, 121 gr

    Maker's mark: "F.J."; four marks and number "5269"

    Gold octagonal snuffbox with bevelled corners and hinged lid, with a circular enamel miniature on the lid. A round plaque painted with polychrome enamel, depicting two young lovers seated in a landscape is on the lid. The lid and bottom are enamelled in translucent blue within a band of opaque enamel with vine and grapes, the sides with blue translucent enamel and bordered by opaque white enamel bands.