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A German Gold Snuff-Box

Hanau, circa 1780
Length: 8cm

Oval box with hinged cover, panelled in stripe engine-turned dark green enamel bordered with orange, and with wrought gold ribbon design. The cover centred with an oval wreath surrounding an enamel miniature in the manner of Watteau, depicting a young man kneeling before a lady beside a statue of cupid.

A German Gold Snuff-Box Reference: 23533.8