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Small Green Jasper Snuffbox with Diamonds
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Small Green Jasper Snuffbox with Diamonds


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Description This snuffbox is created with a single type of stone, jasper, that is enlivened with gold cagework and set with jewels. At the center of the lid, diamonds have been arranged in the shape of a cornucopia, or horn of plenty, a symbol of abundance.
Provenance Present in Linz, Austria, 1891-1901 [1]; acquired by Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] Entry stamp for foreign gold
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1760
Medium
green jasper, gold, diamond
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.49
Measurements
H: 1 1/2 x W: 1 15/16 in. (3.8 x 5 cm)
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