This is a snuffbox. It was attributed to Pierre Fromery and decorated by Christian Friedrich Herold and made by Fromery Workshops. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is enamelled copper, silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
It is credited
Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 3 x 7.7 x 5.4 cm (1 3/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 1/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Snuffbox (Germany); Attributed to Pierre Fromery (French, 1655–1738); enamelled copper, silver; H x W x D: 3 x 7.7 x 5.4 cm (1 3/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 1/8 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-81
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.