Snuff box with lid

Object Number: 
1931.40ab
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Wood, tortoise shell, gold, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 3 3/8 in. ( 2.5 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
painted: in relief on bronze medallion: "JOSEPHINE/IMP.ET REINS"
Description: 
Circular wooden snuffbox lined with tortoise shell; bronze medallion monuted on lid and framed in gold had cameo portrait of Josephine, "Empress and Queen."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hunt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group