DescriptionA Georges Rémond & Compagnie Swiss 18K Gold and Enameled Snuff Box with Miniature Portrait, Geneva, Switzerland, circa 1805-1815
Marks: GRC, (two French guarantee marks)
0-7/8 h x 3 w x 2 d inches (2.2 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm)
Christie's, London, June 2015, Sale 10397, lot 245;
Acquired from above, private collection.
The rectangular, hinged box with canted corners, the lid inset with a finely painted, miniature portrait of a young gentleman in a emerald-green coat under a glass cabochon, directional engine-turned reeding to the lid, sides and base within chased scrolling foliage sablé outer border, opaque deep-blue enamel border to lid.
Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000.
Minor inclusion to the glass cabochon, otherwise with light surface scratches indicative of age and minimal use, presents well.
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