Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with deer hunting scene

    Snuffbox with deer hunting scene

    Germany, Hanau

    late 19th century

    Charles Collins & Söhne

    Multicolored gold; colored enamels painting, champleve enamel, chasing, guilloche

    2.3 x 8.9 x 6.35 cm, 146 gr

    Marks: gold alloy "18" and "18K" (or "J8K"); trefoil mark on the flange


    Gold  rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners and a hinged lid. Rectangular plaque on the lid. It is decorated with polychrome painted enamel based on the paintings of Karl Vernet and depicting a scene of deer hunting in the forest, with hunters and hounds, with a castle in the background. The bottom and sides are decorated with relief  foliate ornament of multicolor gold on matte background and with gold guilloche panels.