Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with the miniature "Allegory of Fertility"

    Snuffbox with the miniature "Allegory of Fertility"

    Switzerland, Geneve

    Late 19th century

    Gold, pearls; chasing, coloured enamels painting, enamel over guilloche

    2.75 х 9.2 х 6.8 cm, 145 gr

    Master's mark under the crown: "G.R.G."; two illegible marks; signature on the miniature: "ARS"


    Gold oval enamelled snuffbox with central oval raised plaque depicting "The Allegory of Fertility" within blue and gold paillon border with seed pearls, the sides and bottom with royal blue translucent enamel plaques with zig-zag engine-turning with paillon decorations and light blue and white borders.