Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Porcelain snuffbox

    Porcelain snuffbox

    Germany, Meissen

    circa 1770

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

    Porcelain, copper; polychrome painting, gold dough painting, gilding, chasing

    3.6 x 7.4 x 5.7 cm, 124 g


    Porcelain rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners and hinged lid.  White case is decorated with "meander" ornament, comprised of various shades of pink enamel and golden dough. The image of playing putti is on the lid inner side.