Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with a scene of a lion attacking a camel caravan

    Snuffbox with a scene of a lion attacking a camel caravan

    Switzerland, Geneve

    circa 1845

    Charles Magnin

    Gold; chasing, coloured enamels painting, enamel over engraving, guilloche

    2 х 8 х 5.6 cm, 100 gr

    Gold snuffbox of unusual butterfly shape, decorated with floral ornament of white and dark blue enamel, with pearls and rose cut diamonds. An oval plaque with the image of a lion attacking a caravan is on the lid.

    Инв.1477/ДПИ