Continental papier mache snuff box
[A continental papier mache snuff box] [art original].

Physical Description:
1 item : Papier Mache ; height: 1 3/4 inches, diameter: 3 1/2 inches
Notes:
Title from dealer's catalog.
The cylindrical body with a repeating gilt-rosette and latticework grid design, cover damaged.
Exhibited in the Yale Center for British Art, April 20-June 24, 1990 and in the Sterling Memorial Library, September-November 14, 1993.
Includes a sample of snuff from Horace Walpole's tobacconist (Fribourg & Treyer).
"The Valuable Contents of Strawberry Hill," sold on behalf of George, 7th Earl of Waldegrave by Mr. George Robins, 20 Aoril 1842 (16th day of sale ), lot 63, described as "A curious red colour papier mache French snuff box, mounted with gold." Sold to Zimmerman for £2.12.6. The Waller Sale, sold Christie's, Manson & Woods, Ltd., 8 December 1947, lot 98, described as"...[3 snuff boxes]; and a circular papier mache snuff-box- ex dono Lady Waller, Dec. 1948.
Topics:
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Ownership
Language:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
LWL Min.
118
LWL Min. 118 Shelved in Object Room in Box 1b
Orbis Record:
12417676
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr33229
Citation:
A Continental Papier Mache Snuff Box. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
Number of Scans:
job217
OID:
15815183
PID:
digcoll:2782347