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Snuffbox

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The rectangular snuffbox has a slightly domed cover that is mounted with a hinted gilt-metal rim. The exterior of the box is painted on the cover, base, and sides with landscape scenes in puce monochrome on a white ground. The cover of the box shows a walled church overlooking a moat. To the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, Fürstenberg, 1754–68

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

4.2 x 9.1 cm (1 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.626

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain decorated in puce enamel, with gilt-metal mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain