A satirical snuff box

A satirical snuff box  - image-1
A satirical snuff box  - image-1

A satirical snuff box

Black lacquered tin painted in oils and polychrome lacquer. Of rectangular form, decorated with a politcal caricature showing Frederick William II, Emperor Francis II, and Tsar Alexander I as Napoleon's barbers. Inscribed "1812" and "Mailand, Culm, Kazbach, Leipzig, Russland". Slightly dented. 2.3 cm x 14.4 cm x 8.8 cm.
Brunswick, attributed to the Johann Heinrich Stobwasser manufactory, after 1812.

This depiction is based on a famous lithograph by Johann Michael Voltz (1784 Nördlingen 1858).

Lot 167 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 2.500 €