Gold and Enamel Snuff box for the Persian Market
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A 14 carat gold enamelled tabatiere of rectangular shape with a hinged lid, with black and royal blue enamel on a gold background. The cover, the base and the sides of the box with geometric motifs are framed by interlacing leaves on a blue enamel background.The rounded corners are also punctuated with finely chiselled leaf motifs.The central motif, surrounded by a gold frame, depicts a hunting scene against a natural background of mountains, trees and birds of prey. Probably Hanau (Germany) or Switzerland for persian market.
Price : 15800 €
Era: Early 19th century,(1810).
Materials: Gold, enamel.
Dim: W: 9,1 cm/ D: 6,4 cm/ H: 1,6 cm.
Weight: 108 gr.
Hallmark: St. Jacques shell : French control for 14 carat gold.
Russian import hallmark.