Snuff Box with Lid

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Object Name: 
Snuff Box with Lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.3.38
Dimensions: 
H: 3.3 cm, D: 8.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark green non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. (a) Flat, circular shape; top polished flat with beveled rim; a matte-engraved rectangular panel with notched rim; four polished circular facets at the corners; polished, finely- engraved script monogram "G v K"; polished, tapered side; gilt L-shaped metal rim inside and on the rim. (b) Same shape as (a), but with T-shaped gilt metal rim, fitting snuggly into (a); polished, flat base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Delomosne & Son Limited, Source