Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with an image of Chillon Castle (Cheteau de Chillon) on Lake Geneva

    Snuffbox with an image of Chillon Castle (Cheteau de Chillon) on Lake Geneva

    Switzerland, Geneva

    circa 1820

    Gold; chasing, guilloche, painted enamel

    1.75 х 9.3 х 5.4 см, 122 gr

    Master's mark in lozenge: " A.M."

    Gold rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners and a hinged lid. A rectangular plaque filled with polychrome painted enamel, with an image of the Chillon Castle on the Lake Geneva, with sailboats, a girl and a cows' herb in the foreground, with mountains in the background, bordered by a pearl frame is on the lid. The bottom and lateral sides are decorated with gold guilloche panels and relief floral ornamentation with flowers and fruits of multi-coloured gold.

    Инв.2053/ДПИ