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Snuff Box, early 19th century

This is a snuff box. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is painted tôle. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Talbot Jones Taylor and Mrs. Talbot Jones Taylor. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Talbot Jones Taylor.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Snuff Box (France), ca. 1750
  • carved bloodstone, chased and engraved gold, cut diamonds, rubies, emeralds.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1967-48-9

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 1.5 x 11.5 x 11 cm (9/16 x 4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Snuff Box, early 19th century; painted tôle; H x W x D: 1.5 x 11.5 x 11 cm (9/16 x 4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Talbot Jones Taylor; 1912-18-22

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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