Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with town and residence views

    Snuffbox with town and residence views

    France, Paris


    Charles-Barnabé Sagret

    Gold, glass, paper; chasing, gouache painting

    3.9 х 8.1 х 5.8 cm, 125 gr

    Maker's marks; three marks inside the snuffbox


    Gold rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners and a hinged lid. Glazed gouache on parchment miniature depicting a city view is on the lid. The base and sides are decorated with five glazed miniatures depicting suburban residences and procession, bordered by golden chased frames with floral patterns.