DescriptionA Continental 14K Gold and Enameled Snuff Box, probably Swiss, circa 1850-1890
Marks: CMWS, 14, (shield with chevron)
1-1/4 h x 3-1/4 w x 2-1/4 d inches (3.2 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm)
The shaped, hinged box with translucent blue and opaque black enamel floral and foliage decoration to the lid, thumbrest and side obverse, similar motif in the bright-cut technique to base, chased and stippled geometric borders and foliage to the lid, waisted sides and base.
Missing flakes of enamel to the thumbrest, otherwise with light surface scratches indicative of age and minor use, presents well.
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