ANTIQUE 18thC GERMAN 18k GOLD & HAND PAINTED ENAMEL SNUFF BOX c.1780

ANTIQUE 18thC GERMAN 18k GOLD & HAND PAINTED ENAMEL SNUFF BOX c.1780

18,595.00

18th Century German 18k gold snuff box, of shallow navette form, the lid set with an oval enamelled plaque depicting a nymph and putto at the altar of love, opalescent bead frame and opal enamel borders, the ground enamelled in translucent cobalt blue over pellet and scale engine-turning.

Hallmarked German makers mark for Les Freres Toussaint, Hanau and French 18k gold prestige marks.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A5315

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DESCRIPTION

Antique late-18th Century German 18k gold snuff box, of shallow navette form, the lid set with an oval enamelled plaque depicting a nymph and putto at the altar of love, opalescent bead frame and opal enamel borders, the ground enamelled in translucent cobalt blue over pellet and scale engine-turning. Hallmarked German makers mark for Les Freres Toussaint, Hanau and French 18k gold prestige marks.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

Height: 2.5cm
Width: 10 x 5.5cm
Weight: 167g