A gold and enamel snuffbox, St Petersburg, 1784

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The surface enamelled in translucent red over engine-turned reeding interspersed with pellets, the lid applied with a plaque, probably Geneva, depicting a pastoral scene with lovers, the borders of enamelled translucent green leaves and opaque white beads on stippled grounds, further struck O above 8C, possibly control marks
diameter 6.5cm, 2 1/2 in.