Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with the miniature

    Snuffbox with the miniature

    France, Paris


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