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Carved rosewood snuff container with an image of three Jewish peddlers on the cover

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.43

Small Dutch rosewood snuffbox with a carving of the popular image, "The Hareskin Dealers," depicting three Jewish peddlers engaged in conversation. This image was extremely popular in 18th-early 19th century northern Europe and was reproduced in various mediums. This snuff box is one of the more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Date
approximately 1701-1800  (creation)
Geography
creation : Netherlands
Classification
Containers
Category
Boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:27:21
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