1959.0743 Box, side 1
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Box (Snuff box)

  • Category:

    Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1802-1803

  • Materials:

    Shell (mollusk); Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved, Molded

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0743


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Object Number

1959.0743

Object Name

Box (Snuff box)

Category

Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1802-1803

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Lid, underside; "R[?]" stamped in a rectangle
2. Mark; Lid, underside; Passant gardant lion stamped in a cartouche with clipped corners
3. Mark; Lid, underside; "IT" stamped in a rectangle
4. Mark; Exterior, rim of shell, bezel; Profile bust stamped in an ellipse
5. Mark; Exterior, rim of shell, bezel; Passant gardant lion stamped in a cartouche with clipped corners
6. Mark; Exterior, rim of shell, bezel; "G" stamped in a cartouche with clipped corners
7. Mark; Exterior, rim of shell, bezel; Illegible mark stamped in a rectangle
8. Inscription; Lid, upper surface; "WH to TB" engraved
9. Label; Lid, underside; Yellowed, rectangular paper label with "B22[1] / T[?]" and "790" in black ink

Materials

Shell (mollusk); Silver

Techniques

Engraved, Molded

Dimensions (inches)

1.575 (H) , 3.386 (L) , 2.638 (W) , 3.1394 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

4 (H) , 8.6 (L) , 6.7 (W) , 89 (Weight)

Measurement Notes

Weight is overall.

Object Description

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