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Snuffbox with Portrait of a Woman
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Snuffbox with Portrait of a Woman


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The box opens to reveal a portrait attributed to Jean Baptiste Massé (1687-1767), a miniaturist who portrayed members of the French court.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/22/2004Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Objects of Vertu: Precious Works of the Eighteenth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
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
1739-1740
Medium
mother-of-pearl, enamel, gold
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.99
Measurements
H: 2 3/8 × W: 3 1/8 × D: 1 3/8 in. (6.1 × 8 × 3.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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