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Snuff box

French
1777


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

2.2 x 4.1 x 5.4 cm (7/8 x 1 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.290

Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Gold

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

Markings

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