Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with the image of a sea-scape

    Snuffbox with the image of a sea-scape

    Germany, Hanau

    circa 1815

    Gold; chasing, colored enamels painting, enamel over guilloche

    1.6 x 8.25 x 3.9 cm


    Snuffbox in rectangular gold case, covered with pale green enamel, with bevelled corners and a hinged lid. Rectangular plaque with the image of sea-scape with fishermen, boats and waterfall surrounded by black and white enamel double-lined frame is on the lid. The case is decorated with plaques, covered with black enamel with gold stripes surrounded with white enamel border. The corners are decorated with golden urns in the Neo Classic style on white enamel background.