Snuffbox with scene of harvesting fruit

Maker: Johann Wilhelm Keibel (master 1812; died 1862)
Artist: Miniature probably by Henri Joseph van Blarenberghe (French, Lille 1750–1826 Lille)
Artist: Or in the style of the Van Blarenberghes , Continental ca. 1820
Date: ca. 1820
Culture: Russian, Saint Petersburg
Medium: Four-color gold, painting in gouache on vellum
Dimensions: Overall: 1 × 4 1/8 in. (2.5 × 10.5 cm); Diameter (Miniature): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classifications: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum, Miniatures
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.1183a, b

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