DescriptionA Mark Cellier Swiss 18K Gold and Enameled Snuff Box, Geneva, Switzerland, circa 1800
0-3/4 h x 2-3/4 w x 1-7/8 d inches (1.9 x 7.0 x 4.8 cm)
Christie's London, June 2015, Sale 10397, lot 215;
Acquired above, private collection.
The hinged, ovular box, the cover inset with an enamel miniature of children playing in a rustic lakeside landscape, with a house in the background, plaque surrounded by stamped gold flower-heads within opaque pale blue enamel borders, sides and base enameled in a translucent sapphire-blue over chevron engine-turned ground within opaque light blue enamel frames, the four side pilasters with stamped flower-heads within lozenges on a sablé ground.
Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000.
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