Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Snuffbox with portrait of a woman

Miniature by Carl Christian Kanz (German, 1758–after 1818)
ca. 1820
Russian, Saint Petersburg
Gold, enamel
3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (1.9 × 7 cm)
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum, Miniatures
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1127a, b
Not on view
Signature: Right edge of portrait, in black: Kanz

Marking: [1] unidentified (probably maker's mark)
[2] crossed anchors, scepter, illegible date below in oval (St. Petersburg town mark)
[3] H
[4] 234
J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (until 1917; to MMA)
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