Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Multi-colored gold snuffbox

    Multi-colored gold snuffbox

    Germany, Hanau

    circa 1830

    Charles Collins & Söhne

    Gold; guilloche, chasing

    1.8 x 8.7 x 5.8 cm 88 gr, 88 gr

    Maker's mark: "CCS" in lozenge with the arrow; three marks inside


    Gold rectangular snuffbox with bevelled corners and  a hinged lid. Octagonal plaque with chased relief image of flower bouquet of multi-colored gold on matte background is on the lid. It is framed with relief foliage ornament and flowers from multi-coloured gold on the corners. The case is decorated with chased embossed foliage ornament on matte background.