Two snuff boxes by Various artists

1) Octagonal-oblong box.

Details

Medium:
Gold & enamel
Acquired in:
1960
Bequeathed by:
Henry Van den Bergh through The Art Fund

Design set in blue enamel lines: on the top are two miniatures by Jean Petitot (1607-1691) of a lady & gentleman. 2) Circular snuffbox, top is decorated with seed pearls & miniature of garden scene with lady & Cupid. Both works stolen in 1988 according to 2002 audit.

Venue details

Hove Museum & Art Gallery 19 New Church Road, HOVE East Sussex BN3 4AB 03000 290 900 www.brightonmuseums.org.uk/hove

Entry details

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