Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with an image of a stag hunt

    Snuffbox with an image of a stag hunt

    Germany, Hanau (?)

    circa 1830

    Gold; chasing, guilloché, repousse, coloured enamel painting

    2 х 8.3 х 6.5 cm, 113 gr

    Illegible maker's mark in the form of a sun; two illegible, "2373"

    Gold rectangular snuffbox with a thumb ramp and a hinged lid. A thin chased gold frame surrounds an oval plaque painted with polychrome enamel and depicting a stag hunt scene. The case is decorated with relief multi-coloured gold floral ornament on matte background. The bottom is ornated with rectangular gold guilloche panel with wavy ornament.