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Snuffbox

Maker:
Abraham Warnberger III (German, 1670–1753, master 1702)
Date:
1718–20
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
L. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.666a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] AW in oval, maker's mark for Abraham Warnberger III, 1670-1753, master 1702 (Seling, Augsburger Goldschmiede, 1980, no. 1961)
[2] pinecone in oval, Augsburg town mark for 1719-1720.
(Seling, 1980, no. 180)

Location of marks: on underside
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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