Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with Alpine landscape

    Snuffbox with Alpine landscape

    Switzerland, Geneve

    Jean-Louis Richter (the author of the miniature), Guidon, Remond &Gide

    Gold, enamel, fresh-water pearls; painting, enamel over guilloche

    2.5 x 8.9 x 6.2 cm, 114 gr

    Maker's mark with crown: "GRG"; signature on the painting "Richter"


    Gold oval snuffbox with a hinged lid. Large oval plaque with the image of Alpine landscape of the lake near Interlaken in Switzerland and a shepherd with sheep in the foreground is on the lid. The plague is framed with fresh-water pearls. The lateral sides are decorated with four oval plaques with alpine landscapes on dark blue enamel guilloche background and vertical images of the Classical white with gold urns on black background. Oval miniature with the image of itinerant comedians, framed by multi-color foliage ornament on dark blue enamel guilloche background with zig zag pattern is on the snuffbox bottom.