Mid-19th century gold and champlevé enamel snuffbox
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Rectangular snuffbox with rounded corners in gold and champlevé enamel. A symmetrical floral decoration in polychrome and translucent enamel on a pink background is arranged around a central flower. The stylised floral composition plays on the translucent enamel of certain flowers and the opaque enamel of others. This decoration is present on the lid and the base. A geometrical frieze of polychrome flowers frames this decoration. Some wear to the enamel.
Price : 9900 €
Period: mid-19th century.
Materials: gold, enamel.
Dim: W 2,75 in/ D 1,65 in/ H 0,31 in.
Dim: W 7 cm / D 4,2 cm / H 0,9 cm.
Weight: 60 g