Box, Snuff

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Hangar Overlook at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Box, Snuff

Inventory Number

A20141001000

Physical Description

Wood snuff box with ballooning scene painted on the lid that may be a depiction of the Charles and Robert flight on December 1, 1783. Portraits in profile are painted on the bottom labeled 'J.M. et Et. de. Montgolfier.' Interior is lined with tortoiseshell. Edges of the lid and base are lined in silver.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Box, Snuff

Dimensions

Overall (dia. x depth): 7.3 × 2.9cm (2 7/8 × 1 1/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

ART-Miscellaneous

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