Swiss Gold Musical Snuff Box Carillon

Probably by Henry Neisser, c. 1810

18ct yellow gold, playing two tunes, of rectangular shape with engine-turned braid pattern, the lid chased and engraved with a central basket of flowers within a border of scrolling vines, maker’s mark, further struck ’18k’, struck with the French departmental cock’s head mark used in Geneva 1808-1815, with associated gold key

  • MEASUREMENTS: approx. weight 203 grams height 2.2 cm width 8.3 cm depth 5.1 cm
  • PROVENANCE: Auktionen Dr. Crott, Mannheim, Germany, c. 2010, Private Collection, Sydney
  • price $15,600 Incl BP
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