Snuffbox, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg (Russian, 1744–present), Hard-paste porcelain, silver gilt mounts (not original), Russian, St. Petersburg

Snuffbox

Factory:
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg (Russian, 1744–present)
Date:
ca. 1760
Culture:
Russian, St. Petersburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain, silver gilt mounts (not original)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.179
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 540
Both sides of the cover, the walls, and the base are painted with views of châteaus and of an extensive riverscape.
Marking: Impressed inside base: Double-headed eagle (factory mark)
Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)