An enamelled 18k gold Louis XVI snuff box

An enamelled 18k gold Louis XVI snuff box - image-1
An enamelled 18k gold Louis XVI snuff box - image-1

An enamelled 18k gold Louis XVI snuff box

Of oval section decorated to all sides with orange enamel over moire ground. The edges mounted with finely chased ornamental borders à deux couleurs with white enamel. The sides divided with pilasters with chased palms on white enamel ground. To the lid a finely painted enamel plaque with Venus and Cupid. Two collection labels to the interior. French prestige marks. The front face with a small cold enamel repair in the upper edge. 3.7 x 8.5 x 6 cm. Weight 202.9 g.
Geneva or Hanau, circa 1780.

Provenance

The Fulford Collection, purchased from Christie’s, Geneva, 25th April 1978, lot 325.

Lot 1018 Dα

Estimate:
4.000 € - 6.000 €

Result:
22.320 €