Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with the image of cupids

    Snuffbox with the image of cupids

    France or Germany

    late 19th - early 20th centuries

    A.N. Cousinet

    Gold; engraving, guilloche, enamel over guilloche, painted enamel

    3.5 x7.7 x 4.1 cm, 140 gr

    Maker's mark "АС"; "J.J.Prevost" 1764


    Gold oval snuffbox with a hinged lid. Sepia color enamel images of gambolling  in the clouds  cupids are on the lid and on the bottom. The box is decorated with floral patterns of petals and flowers covered with translucent blue enamel, enamel medallions and sepia-colored rosettes with flowers and engraved foliate patterns.