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Papier mache snuff box made in England., 1800
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Object statement
Snuff box, paper-mache, maker unknown, England, [1800]
In 1953, Sydney collector, Annie Maria Gillies, bequeathed around 100 decorative art objects to the Vaucluse Park Trust, which later became part of the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. In 1998, the Trust transferred this collection to the Powerhouse Museum.

The greater part of this collection consists of around 80 examples of English porcelain dating from the mid eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. These items represent the strength of the English porcelain industry, including the vast market for objects with rococo and neoclassical motifs as well as Asian-inspired designs and forms. Worcester, Chelsea, Derby, Bow and Spode were some of the largest and most successful factories operating in England at this time, and their work is well-represented in this collection.
Part of the Annie Marie Gillies collection, transferred from the Historic Houses Trust in 1998.

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Description
Snuff box, paper-mache, maker unknown, England, [1800]

Oval-shaped black papier-mache snuff box with one side flattened and metal hinge. Detached cover is painted in gold with a central floral reserve with a bird in the centre. Dull gold border completes the design.
Made: 1800
2005/201/12
Production date
1800
Height
19 mm
Width
38 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Transfer from the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1999 Bequest of Annie Maria Gillies, 1953
This object belongs to:
Gillies Collection
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