Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with the image two young lovers

    Snuffbox with the 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 circular enamel miniature on the lid. Round plaque painted with polychrome enamel, depicting two young lovers seated in landscape is on the lid. The lid and bottom are decorated with translucent blue enamel within a band of opaque enamel with vine and grapes, the sides with blue translucent enamel and bordered with opaque white enamel bands.