"RL&C" (Rémond, Lamy & Cie. à Genève), Diameter 78 mm, 111 g, circa 1804
A very fine Swiss gold enamel bonbonnière "The flute playing shepherd"
Case: 18K gold, maker's punch mark "RL&C" (Rémond, Lamy & Cie., 1801-1804).
Circular, sides and base engine-turned with a geometric pattern and translucent cobalt blue and opaque black enamelled within Champlevè borders of black, white and blue enamel. The lid is decorated with an exquisite enamel medallion: very fine polychrome miniature painting of a shepherd playing the flute, with several sheep at his feet. Two girls listen to his music from behind a tree.
Case: very good