In May 1737 Kändler recorded '4.Eine Tabattiere gefertget in gestalt einer Wein oder Winter Putte' ('4.Completed a snuff-box in the form of a wine or winegrower's barrel'), see Michael Röbbig-Reyes, (ed.,) Sarah-Katherina Acevedo et al., Meissen Snuff Boxes of the Eighteenth Century, Munich, 2013, pp.144-145, cat. no. 17 for a discussion of this form and illustration of a similar chinoiserie snuff-box. A similar chinoiserie snuff-box from the Property from the Estate of Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard was sold by Christie's New York on 18 March 2005, lot 39 and the shape is illustrated by Barbara Beaucamp-Markowsky, Boîtes en Porcelaine, des manufactures européennes au 18e siècle, Fribourg, 1985, p. 104, no. 72.