Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with a miniature

    Snuffbox with a miniature

    France, Paris


    Gold; chasing, coloured enamels painting

    3.8 х 8.6 х 4.5 cm, 119 gr

    Master's mark: "JLB" mark of Paris 1766-1767. Three illegible; iInscription on the welt: "Du Petit Dunkerque


    Gold gold enamelled snuffbox with a later central oval vertical raised plaque depicting two lovers in the garden, a girl is crowning her lover with a wreath of roses, within a polished gold border on opaque white enamel with gold paillon leave borders and framed by raised chased acanthus leaves and a blue line, the sides and base similarly decorated.