A JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL "TURKISH MARKET" SNUFF BOX unmarked, Geneva, circa 1840 oval with wave-edged rim, the lid painted en plein with a cluster of summer flowers and musical instruments on a translucent pale pink ground over sunburst engine-turning within a rose diamond-set frame, the border mounted with paste-set flowerheads and leafy scrolls, the azure ground and sides decorated with further flowers, the base with a trophy of vari-coloured flags, flowers and drums
Garden scene on the lid of a gold box, Jean Frémin (box) and Le Sueur (enamel), 1760-1761, Paris, museum no. Loan:Gilbert.324-2008 | The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
A magnificent continental, probably German, gold, diamond and enamel presentation snuff box. Of cartouche form, decorated with elaborate cast and chased scroll and floral motifs, diamond set imperial cipher of Grand Duke Konstantin Nicholaevich, against a field of cobalt blue translucent enamel over a sunburst, engine turned ground.
A JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX WITH CONCEALED WATCH MOVEMENT apparently unmarked, Geneva, circa 1865 of rounded rectangular form, the cover with an oval lid enamelled in translucent blue and set with a rose diamond floral spray, concealing the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the interior of the lid with a photograph, the ground enamelled with strapwork on an engraved ground, the base with a flowery cartouche engraved: David Sassoon,