A LOUIS XVI GOLD AND TORTOISESHELL OVAL SNUFF BOX of alternate bright cut and engraved stripes divided by lines of tortoiseshell in guilloche borders, scroll chased thumbpiece, 7cm w, indistinct maker's mark
Mark of Mathieu Pionnier, Paris, 1777 Oval, the cover, sides and base with later enamelled grisaille panels depicting scenes of putti feasting on fruit within a gold chased and green enamel foliate borders, marked inside cover and base, bezel with discharge of Jean-Baptiste Fouache 21/2in. (64mm.) long.
A Jewelled Two-Colour Gold Mounted Guilloché Enamel Pill-Box Marked Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Feodor Afanassiev, St Petersburg, indistinct scratched inventory number, possibly 18523