Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with pastoral landscape

    Snuffbox with pastoral landscape

    Germany, Hanau

    middle of the 19th century

    Gold; сhasing, coloured enamels painting, enamel over guilloche

    2.25 х 7.7 х 4.7 cm, 150 gr

    Master's mark; tax-farmer E.Brichard, French mark: "A" with crown; "T'


    Gold rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners and a hinged lid. The octagonal plaque depicting a pastoral scene in the manner of Claude Lorrain, framed by bands of dark blue and white enamel, with ornament in the form of chain links and leaves in cornersб is on the lid. The case is decorated with panels covered with translucent dark blue enamel over guilloche background with a star pattern with divergent rays framed by a similar ornament.