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Snuffbox with Japanese Motifs
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Snuffbox with Japanese Motifs


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Description In the making of this snuffbox, real Japanese lacquer panels, cut from imported boxes, have been used and set into a gold framework.
Exhibitions
  • The Taste of Maryland: Art Collecting in Maryland 1800-1934. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
Provenance James A. Garland; Sale, New York, 1910, no. 100; General Brayton Ives, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, American Art Association, New York, April 8, 1915, no. 179; Harding, New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, January 7, 1916, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1916

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Period
1750-1751
Medium
gold, lacquer
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.155
Measurements
1 7/16 x 2 3/16 in. (3.6 x 5.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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