Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with the antique scene

    Snuffbox with the antique scene

    France, Paris


    Charles-Alexandre Bouillerot

    Gold; casting, filigree enamel, enamel over guilloche, painted enamel

    2.8 x 8.2 x 5.9 cm, 133 gr


    Gold oval snuffbox with a hinged lid, decorated with enamel green leaves, red berries, white pearl-shaped belt, oval miniatures with the images of trees, made in the grisaille technique and plaques of transparent blue enamel over guilloche The image of a loving couple in front of the Altar of Love in the oval surrounded with the enamel  pearl-shaped belt is on the lid.