Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with an image of the Darius Family in front of Alexander the Great

    Snuffbox with an image of the Darius Family in front of Alexander the Great

    Germany, Hanau

    circa 1820

    Gold; chasing, champlevé enamel, coloured enamel painting

    1.6 х 10 х 5.45 cm, 134 gr

    Marks: four illegible and number 401(5)

    Gold oblong snuffbox with rounded corners and a hinged lid. A polychrome enamel plaque depicting the Darius Family in front of Alexander the Great is on the lid. The case is decorated with gold floral ornament and round gold medallions on white enamel background and rectangular plaques of dark blue opaque enamel.

    Инв.2698/ДПИ