Snuffbox with lid

Object Number: 
1946.125ab
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 3 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with black body; black, red, and blue printed classical interior scene of father, mother, and child on sheep, and standing child on cover.
Gallery Label: 
The snuffbox depicts a scene of the Holy family with St. John the Baptist.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Frederick L. Washbourne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group