An early 19th Century Stobwasser snuff box, of circular form, the lid very fine painted with a historical scene in the manner of Rembrandt with an elderly gentleman sitting on a table counting his fortune. Signed in red ink by the maker on the inside of the base:
Stobwassers Fabrik and numbered 11122 and on the inside of the cover inscribed 'Der Reiche Mann nach Rembrandt. (The rich man after Rembrant.) and numbered 11122
Small damages on the rim. Inside bottom refinished.
Lackdosen by Detlev Richter. Signature on Page 52. A simular box after Rembrandt: Page 26 fig. 27.
Germany – Braunsweig / Brunswick .
Circa 1800 – 1820.
Diam.: 9,7 cm
Height: 1,7 cm
Weight: 69 grams.