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A German Gold and Enamel Box

A German Gold and Enamel Box

Gold and Enamel
Hanau, circa 1790

Width: 9.5 cm, 3.7 in.
Height: 1.2 cm, ½ in.
Weight: 116 gr., 3 oz. 14 dwt.



 

Rectangular box with canted corners, the cover set with an enamel miniature depicting a bridge across a river, a fisherman in the foreground and a castle beyond. The sides and base set with panels of opaque grey enamel with white enamel fillets and sky-blue borders with chased gold rims, the side pilasters with white enamel and gold taille d’épargne vases.
 

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