Box

Enamel on copper | 4.1 x 4.1 x 3.2cm | Probably early 19th century

Unknown Artist

Small boxes for sweets in the shape of three-dimensional animals were popular gifts in eighteenth-century England.

Credit: Gift of Louise Knobloch, 1966
Object: 66.43.1a, b

Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019
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