Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Two color gold snuffbox

    Two color gold snuffbox


    circa 1810

    Gold; engraving, chasing

    1.4 x 9.4 x 6.4 cm, 94 gr

    Maker's mark "AF"; several marks; number "14354"


    Gold rectangular  snuffbox with  bevelled corners and a hinged lid. The lid has a diamond-shaped central panel with the image of an Angel mask and floral ornament with curls, the rest part of the lid is engraved with fine lines. The sides are decorated with rectangular panels with thin engraved lines, corners with foliage patterns. Gold lozenge with foliage pattern is the bottom center. Circular engraved ornament in the form of thin lines surround the lozenge on the bottom.