A SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
A SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

BY MOYNIER & F. PITTARD (FL. FROM 1800), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1805, STAMPED WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 156

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A SWISS JEWELLED ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
BY MOYNIER & F. PITTARD (FL. FROM 1800), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1805, STAMPED WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 156
oval box, the cover, sides and base set with panels of translucent salmon-pink enamel on an engine-turned ground, highlighted with a gold taille d’épargne trellis pattern set with translucent green and purple enamel flowerheads at the corners and centers, within fluted gold and opaque white enamel frames, the sablé gold borders chased with slightly raised trailing green enamel foliage set at intervals with white enamel flowerheads and seed-pearls, with enamelled column pilasters, the cover centred with an enamel plaque depicting two ladies garlanding an altar of love within a seed-pearl outer frame, in original tooled red leather case
3¼ in. (83 mm.) wide

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