Snuff box lid of inlaid ivory and tortoiseshell depicting Montgolfier balloon ascent

Made:
1783-1800 in France
maker:
Unknown

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Lid of snuff box. Inlaid ivory and tortoiseshell. Overall view of the object from above.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Lid of snuff box. Inlaid ivory and tortoiseshell. Close up view of lid illustration.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

One lid of snuff box. Inlaid ivory and tortoiseshell surround, painted scene Montgolfier's balloon ascent at Annonay. Image [sight] 47mm, diameter 70mm, depth 7mm, with hanging ring

Details

Category:
Penn-Gaskell Collection
Object Number:
1946-142
type:
snuffbox
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection

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