Requires Photography

Snuff box

late 19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

2.2 x 5.5 x 5.4 cm (7/8 x 2 3/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2056

Medium or Technique

Ceramic; Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Small oblong box, bronze mounted hinged cover, decorated with country-side scene of seated couple. Fluted sides - white ground. Mark: crossed swords with single cancellation line in underglaze blue.

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