Meissen Snuffboxes

Of the Eighteenth Century


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ISBN: 9783777421377 Category:

Röbbig München, S. K. Acevedo, B. Beaucamp-Markowsky, H. Ottomeyer, U. Pietsch, M. Röbbig-Reyes, L. Seelig, H. Zech


Powdered tobacco, originally used in Europe as a medicine, became a fashionable stimulant in high society during the eighteenth century. Precious little containers, known as tabatières (snuffboxes), were important accessories for elegant ladies and gentlemen. The publication presents 124 of the finest snuffboxes.

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Weight 2593 g
Dimensions 24.9 x 28.4 cm
Publisher name Hirmer Verlag GmbH
Publication date 15 November 2013
Number of pages
Format Hardback
Dimensions 24.9 x 28.4 cm
Weight 2593 g