Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with a miniature "Victim of Love"

    Snuffbox with a miniature "Victim of Love"

    Germany, Hanau (probably)

    Late 19th - early 20th centuries

    Pearl; chasing, guilloche, colour enamels painting

    3.5 х 8.2 х 6.1 cm, 135 gr

    Three marks inside the snuffbox; one mark on the welt


    Gold oval snuffbox with a hinged lid. A vertical oval miniature "Victim of Love" featuring two young women in Roman robes (presumably, the goddess Athena and Artemis). The case is decorated with gold guilloche panels "polka dots" and twisted golden braids.