DescriptionA Georges Rémond Swiss 18K Gold and Enameled Snuff Box, Geneva, Switzerland, circa 1810
Marks: GRG (crowned)
0-3/4 h x 3-5/8 w x 1-7/8 d inches (1.9 x 9.2 x 4.8 cm)
The hinged rectangular box with central enameled plaque depicting a gentlewoman driving a team of horses to the foreground and a stag hunting scene in the background, plaque surrounded by white enamel filets and engine-turned gold ground, panels of translucent deep-blue enamel over engine-turned radiating and peak-raised grounds adorned with husk swags and foliage paillons to the lid, sides and base with opaque sky-blue scroll and white filets borders, urn motif center each side panel, a delicate, engraved parrot on perch to the base cartouche, this box is a fine example of both enamel painting and the master jeweler's workmanship.
Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000.
Minor inclusion to the border of the lid, slight hit marks to two of the corners, light dent to the rim around the base, otherwise with light surface scratches indicative of age and light use.
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