Richard Cosway (1742-1821) Portrait of Mrs Lowther About 1780 Watercolour on ivory Given by Mr W.A.J. Floersheim Museum no. P.101-1931 Here the miniature is set into the lid of an ivory and gold snuff box, under glass. Snuff was powdered tobacco inhaled through the nose. Snuffboxes were very fashionable and often included miniatures. Victoria and Albert Museum, London
A FRENCH GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH TWO ENGLISH PORTRAIT MINIATURES BY ALEXANDRE-RAOUL MOREL (FL. 1833-1850), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1840, WITH I...
Fine Louis XVI jewelled and enamelled gold snuff box with a miniature depicting the Comtesse Du Berry. c.1770.
A Highly Important Saxon 'Stein-Cabinet' and Gold Snuff Box With Secret Compartment Containing Original Stone Specification Booklet by Christian Gottlieb Stiehl (1708-1792), Dresden, circa 1770-1775, sold at Christie's for $ 1,369,349.
AN IMPORTANT GEORGE II ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX MAKER'S MARK J B WITH CROWN ABOVE, LONDON, CIRCA 1760