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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.306.35
People
Thomas Tysoe, British, English
Title
Snuff Box
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1690
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/187047
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver, carnelian
Dimensions
1.9 x 4.1 x 3.5 cm (3/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
25 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • maker's mark: interior of base, struck: T.T [below a crown] [Jackson, p. 145, line 11]
Provenance
David Berg, New York, bequest; to the Fogg Museum, 1999.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of David Berg
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.306.35
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Rectangular with canted corners, base and engraved with foliate scrolls, the slightly domed hinged cover set with an oval cabochon carnelian and enclosed by putti amid foliage, all within dog tooth and acanthus borders.
Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), p. 82, cat. no. 82, repr. p. 82, details repr. p. 82

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