Snuff Box with Two Lids

Artist/maker unknown, English

Geography:
Made in England, Europe
Probably made in London, England, Europe

Date:
c. 1760

Medium:
Enamel on copper with hand-painted and gilt decoration; brass mounts

Dimensions:
1 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 inches (3.8 x 8.6 x 6.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1975-140-109

Credit Line:
The Richard P. Rosenau Collection, 1975

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Label:
Some eighteenth-century snuff boxes were made with double lids; the hidden, inner lid often held a painted pornographic scene.