Snuffbox with scenes of putti at play

Maker: Pierre François Drais
(French, 1726–ca. 1788)

Artist: Miniatures by Jacques Joseph de Gault (French, 1738–after 1812)
Date: 1770–71
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Gold, enamel, glass; Grisaille en camaïeu on ivory
Dimensions: Overall: H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5cm); Diam. 3 in. (7.6cm); Miniatures: on cover, sight, Diam. 1-1/2 in. (3.8 cm.); on bottom, sight, Diam 1-5/16 in. (3.3 cm.); on all sides, sight, H. 9/16, W. 1-1/16 in. (1.4 x 2.5 cm.)
Classifications: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum, Miniatures
Credit Line: Bequest of Catherine D. Wentworth, 1948
Accession Number: 48.187.473

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