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Snuffbox

  • Accession Nr.:

    63.199.1

  • Collection:

    Metalwork Collection

  • Date of production:

    late 19th - early 20th century

  • Place of production:

    Vienna (presumably)

  • Materials:
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  • Dimensions:

    diameter: 6,4 cm
    height: 4,5 cm

The round casket slightly bulges at the middle its cover opens on hinges. There is a photo of Prince Rudolph, the successor to the throne, taken in gala uniform. The photo is in a claw setting, enclosed by a row of balls and covered with glass. There is a small crown at the middle of the rim, which serves as the opening peg. The side of the lower part is constructed of a pierced laurel wreath. There is an R initial in a shield, just below the crown peg. The three feet of the casket is shaped of complicated, plaited foliage. The inside is lined with green silk.
A kiállítást rendezte: Batári Ferenc, Vadászi Erzsébet: Historizmus és eklektika. Az európai iparművészet stíluskorszakai.. Iparművészeti Múzeum, Budapest, 1992. - Nr. 409. (Ács Piroska)

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