Description & Technical information

An gold and oblong shape features rounded ends snuff-box. The hinged lid, the base and the four panels of the side are decorated with a guilloche pattern with parallel stripes and dots. The border is decorated with a scrolling leaf-and-bead enhanced with translucid green enamel and white. These same motifs of guilloche adorn panels of the side and base.
Weight: 2.46oz (70g.)
Hanau was an important center of production as was Berlin and Dresden.

Date:  1780
Period:  1750-1850, Late18th century
Origin:  Hanau
Medium: gold, Enamel
Signature: Gold Prestige Marks. Recontroled. 18k gold.
Goldsmith FJ

Dimensions: 2 x 9 x 2.5 cm (0³/₄ x 3¹/₂ x 1 inches)
Categories: Jewellery