Snuff Box Maker: John Coney (American, 1655–1722)

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

11/16 × 1 3/4 × 2 5/16 in. (1.7 × 4.4 × 5.87 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number

1945.124a-b

Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Lewis and Kaye, London; Thomas Lumley, Limited; gift 1945 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 1, pp. 37–38, no. 30, ill
  • Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1956), 55, no. 33, fig. 17
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

snuffboxes

Marks

"IC" in rectangle on interior of cover and on bottom.

Inscriptions

Wentworth arms (three lions' heads, one below and two above a chevron) in scrolled acanthus cartouche, and "EN DIEU EST TOUT" engraved on scroll below, within a narrow border engraved on cover; "2288" and other illegible characters scratched on underside.

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