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Snuffbox

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The molded snuffbox is oval in section, with straight sides and a flat base. It is modeled in low relief with six rocaille cartouches: one on the cover, one on the base, and four around the sides. The irregular areas between the rocaille frames and the edges of the boxes are filled with puce...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, Frankenthal, 1765–75

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.628

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with molded decoration and polychrome enamels; gilt-metal mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain