Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with an image of three shepherds

    Snuffbox with an image of three shepherds

    Switzerland, Geneve


    George Rénaud & Cie

    Gold, pearls; chasing, enamel over guilloche, coloured enamel painting

    2.2 х 7.1 х 4.35 cm, 62 gr

    Gold oval snuffbox with a hinged lid. A large oval plaque painted with polychrome enamels depicting three shepherds with sheep, one of them carving initials on a tree is on the lid. A pearl frame surrounds the miniature. The body of the snuffbox is decorated with gold and white enamel floral ornament with classic urn, on light blue enamel background and oval and round plaques of dark blue enamel over guilloche background with flowers.