Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Snuffbox with carved top panel

    Snuffbox with carved top panel

    Chased panel - middle of the 19th century; case is modern

    Metal, wood; engraving, carving, gilding

    3.5 х 8.9, 183 gr


    Round snuffbox made of gilded metal a hinged lid. Carved wooden panel with the image of life in the Chinese village is on the lid. The case is modern, the sides and the base with the image of the Chinese sages, the Chinese busy with everyday activities and Chinese buildings.