Description & Technical information

An important rectangular gold snuff box with rounded corners. The hinged cover is decorated with parallel strips forming a diamond pattern. The cover and base panels are adorned with palmette patterns on a matte background. The box is decorated with foliage patterns on "amati" background as well as in the rounded corners. On the box a monogram has been engraved A.S as well as an emblem: ducal crown surmounted by an eagle.
Weight: 4.02in. (114g).

Period:  Early 19th century
Medium: gold
Signature: Gold marks from the early 19th century. Eagle head, 18 K.
 goldsmith: IORc.

Categories: Jewellery