Horn, mother-of-pearl, wood
Overall: 5 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 1 in. ( 13.3 x 5.4 x 2.5 cm )
scratched: faintly in mother-of-pearl disk: "D"
typed: tag found inside of box: "NADELMAN/Collection/82" ; "Snuff box/ French 18th cent./Heal $ 10"
Carved horn snuffbox with rectangular, flaring base and circular top with carved, loop finial; circular top has mother-of-pearl disk; hinged mother-of-pearl lid on lower half.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.