Swiss, 65 x 132 x 24 mm, circa 1880
A remarkably decorative and exclusive gold enamel case with period hunting scenes and original velvet box
Case: gold enamel, upright rectangular, hinged lid. Polychrome floral Champlevé enamel ornaments, central cartouches with fine miniature paintings: the front shows a pheasant shooting scene, the back a hunting party resting, each framed by curling blue and white Champlevè ribbons. Above and below the cartouches are curled enamel medallions with hunting trophies and hunting gear, ornamented with floral engraving and translucent enamelling in parts.
Case: very good