Box, Snuff


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Box, Snuff


Overall (dia. x depth): 7.9 × 3.2cm (3 1/8 × 1 1/4 in.)

Physical Description

Tortoiseshell snuff box with a painted scene on ivory of Charles and Robert ascending from the Tuileries Gardens, Paris on December 1, 1783 inset into the lid. Painting is under curved glass. Sides and underside of the box are painted with a stripe and floral motif.



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