Snuff Box

Snuff Box

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Object Name
box, snuff
Other Terms
Box, Snuff; Smoking Equipment
date made
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
tortoise shell (overall material)
silver (hinge, banding, reserve material)
brass (repair plate material)
iron (closure material)
overall: 1 3/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 9.8425 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. E. Tuckerman Biays, Mrs. Draper L. Kauffman, Mrs. Robert G. Metters, Mrs. Willard Triest, and Mrs. Robert H. Williams
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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