Snuffer


Dimensions

6.5 x 20.8 cm (2 9/16 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.231

Medium or Technique

Metal; brass

On View

Burton A. Cleaves Gallery (Gallery LG27)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Box shield shape, covered with fine arabesque pattern; thickly molded handles.

Provenance

Until 1884, Alfred Greenough (b. 1843/44 - d. 1884), Milton, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker (b. 1817/18 - d. 1908); 1885, gift of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1885)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection