Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Snuffers tray

ca. 1755
British, Sheffield
Silver plate
1 1/8 × 7 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (2.9 × 19.7 × 6 cm); Greatest width: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Frances and Edward Munves, 1965
Accession Number:
Not on view
Frances and Edward Munves (until 1965; to MMA)
Related Objects

Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock

Artist: James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800) Date: 1766 Medium: Case: gold with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: partly gilded brass and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewels Accession: 1982.60.137 On view in:Gallery 540

Snuffers tray

Date: ca. 1820 Medium: Sheffield plate Accession: 25.25.15 On view in:Not on view

Box with scene depicting Roman hero Gaius Mucius Scaevola before the Etruscan king Lars Porsena

Artist: P R (British, early-mid 18th century) Date: 1741 Medium: Gold Accession: 1976.155.23 On view in:Gallery 545


Date: ca. 1765–70 Medium: Sheffield plate, fused Accession: 12.106.11 On view in:Not on view


Date: ca. 1765 Medium: Sheffield plate Accession: 64.187.1 On view in:Not on view