Description & Technical information

Rectangular gold snuffbox with miniature on rectangular ivory, the cover set with an oval miniature on ivory of a young man with curly hair, white shirt and blue coat with scarlet cuff. The applied floor of scrolls and fleur-de-lis in rhinestones inside narrow edges in blue enamel, the base engraved in Italian with a palace courtyard, a border and chiseled floral corners.
Miniature on ivory probably French school Circa 1790.
Hanau circa 1830.

Date:  Circa 1830
Period:  19th century
Origin:  Hanau
Medium: gold
Dimensions: 8.5 x 6 x 2 cm (3³/₈ x 2³/₈ x 0³/₄ inches)
Categories: Jewellery