ANTIQUE 19thC SWISS 18K GOLD & ENAMEL SNUFF BOX c.1800

  USD $25,986
  United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Antique early-19th Century Swiss 18k gold & enamel snuff box, of rectangular shape with canted corners, the cover set with a finely painted classical enamel panel, depicting battle worn Roman warriors, telling of their heroics to a young Prince. Decorated with a chased oak leaf frame between chased borders of mask heads and wheat sheaves, the sides and base with similar chased panels of acanthus cornucopia, wheat sheaves and parterre within blue and white enamel stringing. Apparently unmarked apart from later French shell import marks.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 1.5cm
Width: 9 x 6.5cm
Weight: 127g

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Location Switzerland
Period c. 1800
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Condition pre-owned