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Snuffbox

Object Number: 
INV.7676
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 8.9 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Elaborately carved snuffbox with hinged lid; central carving on lid is a medallion with a man and a woman standing, facing one another holding sheaves of wheat; the medallion is surrounded by stylized foliate decorations; a medallion on the bottom of the box depicts a man's head in profile; the sides of the box have attached, carved protrusions with foliate decoration.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group