Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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snuffbox
  • United States or England, United Kingdom
  • snuffbox, circa late 1700s–early 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom or United States
  • pewter
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 4.3 x 8.6 x 5.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 1 11/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1165
Description

Pewter box with hinged lid. Stamped decoration of scroll forms with the heads of two jesters. Circular form in center of panel with grapes and grape leaves. Design repeated on bottom of box. Scroll forms in wave pattern around sides. Has varnish coat inside box.