Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with the image of rural landscape

    Snuffbox with the image of rural landscape

    Germany, Hanau or Berlin

    circa 1815

    Gold; chasing, coloured enamel painting

    1.45 х 9.2 х 5.65 cm, 122 gr

    Master's mark: "FJ", on the welt: "3015", five illegible marks


    Gold rectangular snuffbox covered with turquoise enamel, with rounded sides and a hinged lid. Rectangular plaque with the image of rural landscape, a horse and two-wheeled cart on the country road, the fountain surmounted by a statue in the left corner framed with dark blue and white enamel. Oval plaques with golden floral ornament in triangles on white background are on the roundy sides. The sides are decorated with ornament in the form dark blue and white enamel stripes. The base is ornamented with rectangular plaque, covered with dark blue enamel, two oval plaques with gold sun shaped patterns and white triangles with golden ornament.