DescriptionA Swiss Enameled 18K Gold Snuff Box for the Turkish Market, circa 1825
0-3/4 h x 3-1/4 w x 2-1/4 d inches (1.9 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm)
The hinged, ovular box with wavy flange, the cover and base centered with opaque light-green wavy reserves painted with musical instruments and a colorful floral display within polished gold and white enamel frames, surrounded by opaque sky-blue taille d'épargne borders with opaque pink, chartreuse, and red enamel shaped reserves, the sides similar motifs.
Small repairs to the opaque sky-blue enamel to the sides, with light yellowing to the edges which are only noticeable under close observation,, pin dents to the interior of the case which do not take away from the overall appearance, otherwise with light surface scratches to the gold elements and enamel indicative of age and use.
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