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Snuffbox with portrait of Louis XVI (1754–1793), King of France

Joseph Étienne Blerzy
(French, active 1750–1806)

Artist: Miniature by Louis Marie Sicardi (French, Avignon 1743–1825 Paris)
Date: 1779–80
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Gold, enamel, diamonds; ivory, glass
Dimensions: 1 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (3.5 x 8.3 x 6.4cm); Miniature: oval, 1 1/4 x 1 in. (32 x 25 mm)
Classifications: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum, Miniatures
Credit Line: Bequest of Edward C. Post, 1930
Accession Number: 30.58.3

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