Snuff Box

ca. 1755-ca. 1765 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Snuff box and cover, porcelain, moulded as a wicker hamper, painted with floral sprays in enamels, and with silver mount.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Snuff Box and Cover
  • Cover
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels, and with silver mount
Brief Description
Snuff box and cover, porcelain, moulded as a wicker hamper, painted with floral sprays, Mennecy porcelain factory, France, about 1755-1765
Physical Description
Snuff box and cover, porcelain, moulded as a wicker hamper, painted with floral sprays in enamels, and with silver mount.
Marks and Inscriptions
'DV.' (painted in brown enamel)
Credit line
Given by J. H. Fitzhenry
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.337&A-1909

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record createdJune 7, 2004
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