Overall: 1 x 3 1/4 x 2 in. ( 2.5 x 8.3 x 5.1 cm )
carved in relief on lid: "NAPOLEON LE GRANS CHERI DE LA VICTOIRE/ IL SUT PAR SON GENIE ETERNISER SA GLOIRE"
on front: circular mark with triangular incision representing the hat's badge and ribbon
typed: tag found inside: "NADELMAN/Collection/8/"
Commemorative snuffbox in the shape of Napoleon's bicorne hat, animal horn with hinged lid; half oval shape with curved bottom; on lid, relief image of vendôme column with raised inscription.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.