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Snuffbox (Germany), ca. 1750

This is a Snuffbox. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is enamelled copper, silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

  • Mount, ca. 1810
  • cast and gilt bronze.
  • Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan.
  • 1907-3-13

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

This object has not been digitized yet.
  • Sidewall, Athena, 1968
  • screen printed on paper.
  • Gift of The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology.
  • 1998-75-176

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3 x 7.7 x 5.4 cm (1 3/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Snuffbox (Germany), ca. 1750; enamelled copper, silver; H x W x D: 3 x 7.7 x 5.4 cm (1 3/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 1/8 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-81

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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