A gold-mounted soft-paste porcelain box in the shape of an egg, painted in enamel colours with red oeil de perdrix on a pale blue ground, with flower garland borders, and with a rosette at the top and bottom. The gold mounts are chased with a guilloche and Greek key pattern. Sevres, France, circa 1764-65

A gold-mounted soft-paste porcelain box in the shape of an egg, painted in enamel colours with red oeil de perdrix on a pale blue ground, with flower garland borders, and with a rosette at the top and bottom. The gold mounts are chased with a guilloche and Greek key pattern. Sevres, France, circa 1764-65

A SAXON 'STEIN-CABINET' AND GOLD SNUFF-BOX by Christian Gottlieb, Dresden, circa 1770 / 1775.

A SAXON 'STEIN-CABINET' AND GOLD SNUFF-BOX by Christian Gottlieb, Dresden, circa 1770 / 1775.

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