A French Enamelled Gold Snuff-Box Set With an Enamel Plaque.

A French Enamelled Gold Snuff-Box Set With an Enamel Plaque.

c. 1810 France

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A French gold & enamel snuff box set With an enamel plaque.
By Léger-Fortuné-Alexandre Ricart (fl. 1808-1818), marked, Paris, circa 1810, the cover engraved 'Castellani In Roma', the flange stamped with an inventory number 436, struck with the 1797 Parisian guarantee mark for gold items and the French 1809-1819 guarantee mark for gold.
Rectangular box with rounded corners, the cover set with an enamel plaque depicting a view of Dresden Castle, with figures and landaus, signed 'B.v.' lower left, within a chased gold frame and dark-blue guilloché enamel border, the sides and base set with panels of diaper-work engine-turning within dark-blue enamel fillets and chased foliate sablé borders
Excellent
Dimensions
Height 88.00 mm (3.46 inches)
Stock Code
22429.1
Medium
Gold & enamel
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