Snuffbox

Description:

Rectangular case with overall engine-turned decoration, interrupted on its friction-fit, hinged lid by bright-cut and wrigglework engraved scrolls forming a triangle around an oval reserve engraved "George / -from- / Jimmy." Bottom underside has a smaller, empty reserve formed by two S scrolls. Tab along lid front. Gold washed interior. Inside lid and bottom are struck with an assay mark (Radlpunze) of "13" in a segmented circle with date numbers "1", "6" and "0" visible, and with raised script letters "FP(?)" in an oval.

Date Made: ca 1860

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Austria: Vienna state, ViennaCzechoslovakia

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.1806Catalog Number: 60.1806Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: snuffbox

Physical Description: silver (overall material)gold (interior wash material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 4.7625 cm x 8.255 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b2cc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_316447

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