Enamelled gold Swiss box. Late 18th century.
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Rectangular enamelled gold box. The hinged lid is decorated with a scene of young people dressed in neoclassical clothing and approaching near an altar where officiates a person dressed in the antique. The background presents a landscape decorated with colonnade. The landscape stands out against a translucent royal blue enamelled background revealing a radiant guilloché work. The framing of the scene presents a frieze of blue enameled circular motifs and left in reserve on a gold background. This frieze is repeated on the base, and on the bottom. The opening is decorated with black enamelled floral motifs.
L: 3.7 in. (9.5 cm) / l: 2.2 in. (5.6 cm) / h: 0.5 in.(1.5 cm).
Weight: 4.1 oz (118gr.)
Swiss prestige marks.
Period: Late 18th Century.