A collection of 45 gold snuff boxes and objects of vertu
- Art Funded
- Presented by
- Christine M Hanbury through The Art Fund
A number come from Parisian workshops, and show the variety of styles and techniques of goldsmiths and enamellers of the period. 17 boxes were made in Paris, 17 elsewhere in Europe, and the remaining 11 items are boxes, nécessaires, and caskets, and a repeater watch from various sources.
A number are from the collection of CHT Hawkins.