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Snuff-box and cover

Snuff-box and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Mennecy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mennecy porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and with silver mount, modelled

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1317&A-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Oval snuff-box and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, with a hinged silver mount, modelled as a basket of flowers, and painted with floral sprays.

Place of Origin

Mennecy (made)

Date

ca. 1755-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Mennecy porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and with silver mount, modelled

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 cm, Length: 5.7 cm

Descriptive line

Oval snuff-box and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Mennecy porcelain factory, Mennecy, ca. 1755-1760.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Silver

Techniques

Painted; Modelled; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Basket; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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