Snuffbox

Object Number: 
1931.31ab
Date: 
ca. 1800-1830
Medium: 
Papier-mâché, pigment
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in cursive, beneath image on lid: "Robinson quitte l'Isle où il avoit/été plus de 28 ans.
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox, cream-colored with print high-lighted with pigment of group of men pushing off from shore in a small boat with one man running towards them (scene from Robinson Crusoe).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hunt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group