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Oval snuff box

Artist

Gilbert Leigh Marks

Date

1899

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G334
Oval snuff box, Gilbert Leigh Marks
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver, gilt (interior)
Size: 13/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 7/16 in. (2.06 x 10 x 3.65 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Markat bottom edge of body opposite end and same side as marks, engraved: [Gilbert Marks 1899]; at sides of box, in raised letters: [SED QVOMODO/NON QVO] under edge of each cover: three marks; on exterior of box at short side: four marks
Physical Description: silver oval box with dual chambers and hinged covers; apple tree and an 'A' on one cover, a pear tree and an 'E' on the other, Latin inscription at side; hammered sides
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of James D. Tigerman
Accession Number: 2005.81.5
Artist: Gilbert Marks, English, 1861-1905
Role: Artist
Nationality: English
Life Dates: English, 1861-1905
Added to Site: February 28, 2009