Enameled snuffbox. Birmingham. Ca. 1770

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Birmingham, England, enamel snuff box.

Circa 1770.


Enameled copper with paintings in enamel colors.
Of rectangular shape with gilt metal mounts, the lid with galant and a love pair sitting in a garden with roses and a bridge.
Lateral sides painted with the polychrome pastoral scenes and Italianate landscapes with italianate ruins, combined with Rococo-style gilding against a lilac ground. 

Other two faces are painted with flowers in raised gold.

White enamel inside.


The bottom with geometrical rococo ornament in relief.
Condition: some craquelure and minor signs of wear and use. 


Size: 6,7cm * 5,1cm *3,5cm