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skull shaped box carved from wood

An Exploration of Vanitas Snuff Box in the Shape of a Skull

December 1, 2021
The SCMA recently acquired an 18th-century snuff box in the shape of a skull; learn more about this curious object, its imagery, original function, and historic context for curatorial research assi
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