Oval snuff box
On View In:
Gallery 334
Artist:   Gilbert Leigh Marks  
Title:   Oval snuff box  
Date:   1899  
Medium:   Silver, gilt (interior)  
Dimensions:   13/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 7/16 in. (2.06 x 10 x 3.65 cm)  
Credit Line:   Bequest of James D. Tigerman  
Location:   Gallery 334  

Name:   Marks, Gilbert Leigh  
Nationality:   English  
Life Dates:   English, 1861-1905  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Inscription and Mark at bottom edge of body opposite end and same side as marks, engraved: [Gilbe under edge of each cover: three marks; on exterior of box at short side: four marks  
Classification:   Metalwork  
Physical Description:   silver oval box with dual chambers and hinged covers; apple tree and an 'A' on one cover, a pear tree and an 'E' on the other, Latin inscription at side; hammered sides  
Creation Place:   Europe, England, , ,  
Accession #:   2005.81.5  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts