Offered by Ouaiss Antiquités
collectibles and object of vertu
A 14 carat gold enamelled tabatiere of rectangular shape with a hinged lid, with black and royal blue enamel on a gold background. The cover, the base and the sides of the box with geometric motifs are framed by interlacing leaves on a blue enamel background.
The rounded corners are also punctuated with finely chiselled leaf motifs.The central motif, surrounded by a gold frame, depicts a hunting scene against a natural background of mountains, trees and birds of prey. Painting on gold in the Persian style.
Probably Hanau (Germany) for the Persian market or Switzerland.
Early 19th century.
St. Jacques shell hallmark: French control for 14 carat gold
Russian import hallmark.
Dim:1.6 x 9.1 x 6.4 cm (0 ?/? x 3 ?/? x 2 ¹/? inches)
5 500 €
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