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Snuffbox with the Altar of Love
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Snuffbox with the Altar of Love


Description Provenance Credit
Description The box is decorated with an enameled scene of two maidens and a youth standing by the Altar of Love.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1776-1777
Medium
"ciselé" gold, painted and "basse-taille" enamel
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.86
Measurements
1 1/8 x 2 5/16 in. (2.9 x 5.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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