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1926

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Snuff Box

This is a snuff box. It was possibly by Capodimonte Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is porcelain, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Snuff Box
  • painted tôle.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Talbot Jones Taylor.
  • 1912-18-22

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 4 x 7.3 x 5.8cm (1 9/16 x 2 7/8 x 2 5/16in.)

Cite this object as

Snuff Box; Possibly by Capodimonte Porcelain Manufactory (Italy); porcelain, brass; H x W x D: 4 x 7.3 x 5.8cm (1 9/16 x 2 7/8 x 2 5/16in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-37-23

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