Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with pastoral scenes

    Snuffbox with pastoral scenes

    France, Paris


    Louis Charonnat

    Gold, enamel; painting, engraving

    3.5 x 6.9 x 5.1 cm, 115 gr

    Maker's mark LG , trademark Jean ‐ Jacques Prévost (1762-1768) and Julian Alaterre (1768-1774), later Prague stamp 1806-1807


    Oval snuffbox with a hinged lid. Oval plaque with pastoral scene with shepherds is on the lid. The edging is decorated with intertwined blue and pink ribbons. Lateral sides are decorated with four oval plaques with pastoral scenes with the images of children, garlands and vases on pedestals. Oval plaque depicting a peasant woman feeding chickens is on the bottom.
    Stored in authentic green pebble-leather box.