A gold and enamel snuff box, Hanau, circa 1780-85 of oval form, the lid inset with an enamel medallion painted with Hercules and Omphale within a rope and pellet frame, on a translucent blue ground, white enamel borders, Paris prestige marks including maker's mark FS (les Frères Souchay) in script, charge mark of Julien Alaterre and discharge mark of Julien Berthe (19ct Hanau standard mark)
A PEARL-SET GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX the base struck IGR crowned incuse for Jean-George Rémond, the lid struck F.I crowned incuse, probably Geneva, circa 1790 oval, the lid painted en plein within paillons with amorous nymphs on a translucent blue ground over swirling engine-turning, the rims bordered with split pearls and opalescent beads on chased and green enamelled leafy borders on matting
A jewelled gold and enamel Royal Presentation portrait snuff box, The inscription reads: Donné par le Roy / à M. Talon / le 6 7bre 1791 Presented to Antoine-Omer Talon, marquis du Boulay et de Tremblay-le-Vicomte (1760-1811), by Louis XVI in gratitude for services rendered during the Royal family's flight to Varennes in June 1791.
A Louis XV varicolor gold and enamel snuff box, Jean-Josep
Swiss Chased Gold & Enamel Oval Snuffbox. By A.P.C., 1770-80. Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection, NYC. Original snuffbox photograph and background photograph by Christian Orlov. Snuffbox image was isolated and retouched into this suitable 18th Century background, with adjusted lighting and shadows making it appear as though the jewel was photographed in situ. (C) 2015 Christian Orlov. No. 13 Right Hall.