Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with mosaic composition

    Snuffbox with mosaic composition

    Switzerland - snuffbox; Italy - micromosaic, Geneva - snuffbox; Rome - micromosaic.

    1836; mosaic - 1835


    Gold, enamel; micromosaic, engraving

    1.9 x 8.3 x 6.5 cm, 158 gr


    Rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners and hinged lid. Micromosaic with the image of a couple walking along the river with waterfall is on the lid. The corners are decorated with foliate patterns on black background.  Cartouche-shaped plaque  with golden floral ornament on black background is on the bottom.