ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN 18K SOLID GOLD DECORATIVE SNUFF BOX, HANAU c.1840

ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN 18K SOLID GOLD DECORATIVE SNUFF BOX, HANAU c.1840

4,795.00

19th Century German 18k gold snuff box, made in the style of the early 1720's boxes, cartouche shaped, chased with a scene depicting possibly a Dutch lady being served tea by her Oriental servants, dressed in 17th century dress, lid and base embossed with rocaille shells, rococo scrolls and the sides engraved with cross-hatch corners and floral garlands. 

Hallmarked with German Hanau pseudo marks (750).

Reference Number: A5117

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DESCRIPTION

Antique mid-19th Century German 18k solid gold snuff box, made in the style of the early 1720's boxes, cartouche shaped, chased with a scene depicting possibly a Dutch lady being served tea by her Oriental servants, dressed in 17th century dress, lid and base embossed with rocaille shells, rococo scrolls and the sides engraved with cross-hatch corners and floral garlands. Hallmarked with German Hanau pseudo marks (tested 750 standard).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 2.5cm
Width: 9 x 7cm
Weight: 110.7g