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Tobacco or Snuff Box

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1965T1148
Collection:Social History - Pinto Collection
Date:1767 - 1767

Notes

This tobacco, and possibly snuff, box is intricately carved on all sides with scenes depicting Adam and Eve, various mythological characters and people with severed limbs and injuries.

Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.

Further Information

Production Period:18th century
Medium:Carved.
Material(s):Metal
Place of Origin:Spain or Italy

Dimensions

Height:9.3 cm
Width:5.2 cm
Depth:6 cm