Box (Snuff box)

  • Category:

    Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

  • Creator (Role):

    T. & E. Phipps & Robinson (Makers)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1806-1807

  • Materials:

    Shell; Silver

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1428


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.1428

Object Name

Box (Snuff box)

Category

Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

T. & E. Phipps & Robinson (Makers)

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1806-1807

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; ; Monarch's head; lion passant; "L"; "TP / ER" in quatrefoil at opposite end, stamped

Subjects

Maritime

Materials

Shell; Silver

Dimensions (inches)

2.12 (H) , 2.75 (L) , 2.68 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

5.4 (H) , 6.99 (L) , 6.82 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Thesis] Ward, Alexandra. 2017 Boxing Venus: Cowrie Shell Snuff Boxes in the British Empire, 1680-1800. University of Delaware Winterthur Program in American Material Culture