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Snuffbox with miniature of Alexander I of Russia

Box by Jean Georges (or George)
(master 1752, died 1765)

Artist: Miniature by Edward Miles (British, Yarmouth 1752–1828 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: 1763–64
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Two-color gold, enamel, diamonds; ivory
Dimensions: Box (wt. confirmed): 3 3/8 × 2 5/8 in., 8.2oz. (8.6 × 6.7 cm, 233g) Miniature: 1 5/8 × 1 1/4 in. (4.1 × 3.2 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.1185

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