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Snuff Box

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1791–1814

Artist:

Loring Bailey
American, 1740–1814
Hingham, Massachusetts

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Loring Bailey (Maker)

Title

Snuff Box

Place

Massachusetts (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

c. 1791–1814

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Engraved initials A.L. (script); makers mark LB in rectangle under lid

Dimensions

5.1 × 4.5 × 9.5 cm (2 × 1 3/4 × 3 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society through Pauline Seipp Armstrong

Reference Number

1969.335

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