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Circular Snuffbox With Portrait Miniature (England), 1793

This is a Circular snuffbox with portrait miniature. It is dated 1793 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is watercolor on painted on ivory horn, carved ivory, engine-turned foil backing paper; brass, paper. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 7.2 cm (1 x 2 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Villers f 1793

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Circular Snuffbox With Portrait Miniature (England), 1793; watercolor on painted on ivory horn, carved ivory, engine-turned foil backing paper; brass, paper; H x diam.: 2.5 x 7.2 cm (1 x 2 13/16 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-85-a,b

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