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Miniature snuffers

Snake head handle, incised lines near shaped box. Marks on handle very small.

Inscription

MARKS: on the ring handle, maker's mark? N (French?). struck in two separate places on the rings, the mark of an axe.

Credit Line

Gift of Edgar M. Bingham, Jr.

French, about 1700

  • Marked by N
Object Place

France

Accession Number

58.1326

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver