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Snuff box

French
about 1775
Made at Mennecy Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 7 x 5.4 cm (1 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1994

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain; silver mounts

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Markings

Porcelain: none. Silver: indecipherable discharge (?) mark

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection