A SWISS OCTAGONAL ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

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Geneva, circa 1800, makers mark indistinct. With canted corners, the cover painted en grisaille with the Judgement of Paris, after Le Guay, the seated Paris handing the apple to Aphrodite with Athena and Hera to her left and right, in a wooded landscape, within acanthus frame and opaque blue enamel linear border, the sides and base with royal blue enamel on trellised, shell and lozenged guilloche ground, the corners with champleve foliage motifs (restored)