Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with the image of a shepherd and a nymph

    Snuffbox with the image of a shepherd and a nymph

    Germany, Switzerland, Hanau or Geneve

    circa 1830

    George Remond et Cie

    Gold; embossing, coloured enamels painting, enamel over guilloche, gilding

    1.4 х 9.5 х 4.5 cm, 120 gr

    Marks: two R with crowns, four crosses with half-suns, on the welt: "П3"


    Gold rectangular snuffbox with bevelled corners and hinged lid. Rectangular plaque with bucolic landscape with a river, ruins, a boatman, a shepherd shepherd-girl is on the lid. The image is boarded with the frame, which is decorated with white and translucent dark blue enamel on guilloched background with braids and golden patterns. Lateral sides are covered with white enamel; classic gold urns on black background are on the corners. The base is decorated with gold urn with flowers framed by spreading leaves on white enamel background surrounded by frame similar to one on the lid.