Snuff Box

Snuff Box

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Object Name
box, snuff
Other Terms
Box Snuff; Smoking Equipment
date made
ca 1790
ca 1791
place made
France
Physical Description
tortoise shell (overall material)
ivory (carving material)
ink (inscriptions material)
silk (backing material)
glass (lens material)
gold, rose (frame material)
brass (mounting pins material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
DL.313983.0005
catalog number
313983.0005
accession number
313983
Credit Line
Gift of Lemuel Pope
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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