Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with micro-mosaic

    Snuffbox with micro-mosaic

    Switzerland, Geneve

    circa 1840

    Jean‐François Bautte & Co

    Gold; chasing, micromosaic, enamel over filigree, coloured enamel painting

    Mark of the firm "J.F.Bautte.&Cme a Geneve" on the welt; inside - an oval with a bird

    Gold rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners and a hinged lid, the body is richly decorated with enamel floral ornament; the corners are decorated with golden columns. The lid is ornated with a rectangular micro-mosaic with an image of a mountain landscape and a waterfall.