A German 19th Century Gold Box

A German 19th Century Gold Box

Gold, enamel, and painted enamel scene
Hanau, circa 1820
Maker’s mark of G T

Length: 9.25 in, 3.6 in

Rectangular with rounded corners, the lid inset with a contemporary Geneva enamel plaque painted with a subject from Roman history, on a sablé ground, within taille d'épargne blue and gold leafy scroll borders, the sides with panels of wavy engine-turning within blue and gold enamel borders, the base with a central panel chased with an allegory of music and abundance, within differently patterned engine-turned borders, maker's mark GT incuse above a crowned lion rampant and between two French prestige marks, the rim numbered: 1019.

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