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Snuffbox

Factory:
Capodimonte (Italian)
Modeler:
Giuseppe Gricci (Italian, ca. 1700–1770)
Artist:
miniature attributed to Giovanni Caselli (1698–1752)
Artist:
mounts signed by Francesco Pignataro
Date:
ca. 1745–50
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain, gold
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): H. 2 1/4 x W. 3 5/8 x D. 3 in. (5.7 x 9.2 x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1955
Accession Number:
55.216.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 508
Inscription: Fran:us Pignataro Panormius F. Neapoli (engraved on rim of box)
George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge (in 1862) ; [ Victor Bacchi , New York (before 1955; sold to Wilson) ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1955; to MMA)
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