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Snuff box

Oval, with wavy lines, and border of leaves in green gold on top, bottom and sides. Enamel miniature of cupids on cover.

Marks

PB*M sceptre above, in shaped punch; monogram JBF Paris 1777-8.

Provenance

Miss Sara Greene; By 1914, Miss Mary Amory Greene; By 1941, Henry Copley Greene; 1941, gift of Henry Copley Greene to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry Copley Greene

1777

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

41.290

Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Gold