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Title: Snuffbox with theatrical scenes of a rope dancer and a puppet show
Box by Joseph Etienne Blerzy (French, active 1750–1806)
Miniature by Louis Nicolas van Blarenberghe (French, Lille 1716–1794 Fontainebleau)
and Henri Joseph van Blarenberghe (French, Lille 1750–1826 Lille)
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Gold, enamel; vellum
Dimensions: Overall (confirmed): 1 1/16 x 2 13/16 x 1 5/8 in. (2.7 x 7.1 x 4.1 cm); Miniatures: (sight measurements) top 1 3/16 x 2 3/8 (3 x 6 cm.); bottom 1 3/16 x 2 3/8 (3 x 6 cm.)
Classifications: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum, Miniatures
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.1130
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