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Snuffbox with portrait of a man, probably Prince Karl of Saxony (1733–1796)

Maker: Jean-Joseph Barrière (apprenticed 1750, master 1763, active 1793)
Artist: Miniature attributed to a French or German Painter , ca. 1778–79
Date: 1778–79
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Gold, enamel, glass; ivory
Dimensions: Box: 2 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (6 × 8.6 cm); Miniature: 1 7/16 × 1 3/16 in. (3.7 × 3 cm)
Classifications: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum, Miniatures
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.1128

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