Attributed to C. M. Weishaupt & Söhne, Hanau, Nr. 667, 58 x 58 x 36 mm, 70 g, circa 1850
A very fine gold enamel snuff box
Case: 18K gold, Swiss 18k gold standard stamp Neuchâtel 1820-1866, two French import punch marks "ET" from 1864.
Cartouche form, cambered sides, very fine engine-turned and translucent green enamelled; finely engraved gold rococo scrollings. The hinged lid, sides and base with opaque white medallions, enamelled in sepia with allegorizations showing putti in the manner of Francois Boucher dedicated to the four seasons between borders of floral chasing, monogram "L.".
Case: very good, small restaurations