Snuffbox

Object Number: 
1946.188
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Pigment, papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 2.2 x 8.6 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
typed: collector's label affixed to inside of lid: "HENRY O.HAVEMEYER/MOUNTAIN SIDE FARM/MAHWAH,N.J."
Description: 
Lacquered papier-mâché snuffbox with hinged lid, rectangular in shape with painted image of female figure with long dark hair, nude torso, and draped basket of fish on her hair.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group