box, snuff

manufacturer: unknown

circa 1770-1785
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Object Detail

box oval shaped with integral hinged lid. Inset into the lid is an enamel oval painted plaque of a Grecian female figure holding a circular garland of flowers, with two winged cherubs, one cherub lying on the ground leaning against a low pillar. Chased top, sides and base featuring rococo style scroll decoration Interior burnished copper.
Maker and role
manufacturer: unknown
Production place
Production date
circa 1770-1785
Media description
Sterling silver and enamel
20 x 70 x 48 mm
Measurement details
height: 20mm
width: 70mm
depth: 48mm
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
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