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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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Maker(s):Tye & Kilner; Tye, George; Kilner, James
Culture:British; English
Title:Snuffbox in the form of a fox head with case
Date Made:1826
Type:Container
Materials:Silver and leather
Place Made:Europe; United Kingdom; Great Britain; England; Birmingham
Measurements:Overall: 1 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 in; 4.1 cm x 6.4 cm x 7.6 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1986.33.141
Credit Line:Bequest of Josephine Purtscher Fellows (Class of 1924)
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Description:
Gilt-lined silver fox head very realistically depicted; red leather oval cover, with applied floral decoration around rim, lifts on five-lug hinge; engraved initials on cover are surrounded by six engraved thistles.

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