A 19th Century French Gold & Enamel Snuff Box

A 19th Century French Gold & Enamel Snuff Box

Paris, circa 1870
Maker’s mark indistinct
Bearing the 18-carat gold Parisian post 1838 standard mark

Length: 9cm, 3 ½ in.
 

The rectangular box with rounded corners and convex sides, the cover, sides, and base set with panels of translucent yellow enamel on an engine-turned moire ground within polished gold borders. The cover set with a trailing floral garland of brightly coloured flowers and foliage entwined around a translucent blue enamel cartouche frame with gold rosettes at each corner. The box with a slightly raised enamel thumbpiece. It comes together with its original black leather case.
 

You May Also Like

A Rare 18th Century Gold & Mother of Pearl Box

An Exquisite 18th Century German Large Table Snuff Box

A Louis XV Gold & Mother-of-Pearl Snuff Box

A Gold Mounted Porphyry Snuff Box