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Papier Mache Snuff Box with Painted Engraving of Benjamin Franklin

Auction:
2482
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Papier Mache Snuff Box with Painted Engraving of Benjamin Franklin, probably England or France, early 19th century, circlar box, the cover with a hand-painted engraving of Benjamin Franklin, (wear, edge losses), ht. 1 5/8, dia. 3 5/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Benjamin Franklin, Franklin, France, United Kingdom, Engraving, Snuff, Tobacco, United States ambassadors to France, University of Pennsylvania

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