Description & Technical information

Rectangular snuffbox with rounded sides in gold. The snuffbox is slightly curved so that it can be slipped into a pocket. The box is entirely decorated with finely guilloché panels and each panel is framed by a frieze of burnished scrolls and palmettes on a gold background. The frame and the bottom are decorated with the same geometrical motifs. Fine palmettes adorn the corners.
Weight:3.59oz (102g).
Gold Marks:
title:Rooster 3rd title 1798-1809
Guarantee: Man's head 85 1798-1809
Master silversmith AAH for Heguin auguste-andré. Inscribed in 1785.
Presented in a leather case.
First Empire. Circa 1800.
Price: 12800€.
REF: 6100.

Period:  Early 19th century
Medium: gold
Dimensions: 9.3 x 4.5 x 1.7 cm (3⁵/₈ x 1³/₄ x 0⁵/₈ inches)
Categories: Jewellery