Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with miniature "Abduction of Beloved"

    Snuffbox with miniature "Abduction of Beloved"

    Switzerland, Geneve

    late 18th century

    Guidon, Remond & Gide

    Guidon, Remond & Gide; Chasing, colour enamels painting, enamel over guilloche

    2 х 6.2 cm, 76 gr

    Firm mark under crown: "G.R.G."


    Golden round snuffbox with a removable lid. A vertical oval enamel miniature "Abduction of Beloved" with an image of a young man assisting a girl come down the rope ladder, with a pair of horses in the background. The snuffbox case is covered with translucent dark blue enamel over guilloche background with gold and coloured enamel floral pattern, with classic urns and garlands.