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SNUFFBOX WITH A VERRE EGLOMISÉ PANEL OF A FAMILY IN A PARK

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The cover is set with a verre eglomisé panel of a garden scene with three elders and two children, one of the children pointing with a book to a bust on a pedestal. The sides and bottom of the box are engraved with bands, each alternate band having a vine engraved.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
SNUFFBOX WITH A VERRE EGLOMISÉ PANEL OF A FAMILY IN A PARK
Made from:
Silver gilt -- glass -- gold foil -- ink
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
Late 18th c.
Size:
1.9 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm (3/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.68
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK inside cover: three hallmarks, 1. St. George right and the Dragon for Moscow, 2. 84, 3. partially legible workmaster mark; partially legible inscription in ink 151 39 3279
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973