Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with a miniature "Hector's farewell to Andromache"

    Snuffbox with a miniature "Hector's farewell to Andromache"

    Germany, Hanau

    circa 1780

    Gold; chasing, coloured enamel painting, enamel over guilloche

    3 х 6.5 cm, 116 gr

    Marks: "MC" with crown; top and bottom interior lids with three marks, seal of guarantee

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    Gold circular multicoloured enamelled snuffbox, with top central raised plaque depicting Hector's farewell to Andromache and young Astyanax within a raised chased border of twisted ribbon, the sides and bottom are decorated with panels of translucent blue enamel over engine-turning within borders of husked and interlaced swags.

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