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Rectangular Tabacco Box

Decorative Arts

DATES ca.1700
DIMENSIONS 1 3/16 x 6 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. (3 x 16.2 x 5.7 cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS Lid: "Hoe gaat het met den mens gelyk men daag lyks siat den een leaft, in Vreugt Den An der In Verdriet." Bottom: "De der de slaapt gerust en Kryget des heere syen de Vierde Woelf en draaft en Loopt hem Alles tegen."
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Gift of C. G. Mourraille
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Rectangular Tabacco Box, ca.1700. Brass, 1 3/16 x 6 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. (3 x 16.2 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of C. G. Mourraille, 57.169.12. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 57.169.12_acetate_bw.jpg)
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