Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with medallions

    Snuffbox with medallions

    Germany, Hanau or Berlin

    circa 1800

    Gold; chasing, grisaille

    2.1 х 9.8 х 4 cm, 113 gr

    Four illegible marks; on the welt: "1943"

    Gold snuffbox covered with cream enamel, decorated with white lines and gold wave-like ornament. A triptych, made in grisaille technique, in the form of three medallions is on the lid. The central one is round, lateral - are octagonal, depicting girls based on the paintings by German artist Angelika Kaufman (1741-1807).