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Cigar box

Description

Cigar box w/ shade supports and cover w/ paper hinge; paper labels and internal revenue stamp on box; green label from label maker on side: "SHADE SUPPORT"

Details

Maker
Possibly Alvarez, Julian (Maker)
Date
1860-1900
Inscriptions
Printed label and branded on top, sides and bottom: ""LA FLOR DE HENRY CLAY/ HABANA/ JULIAN ALVAREZ""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, CIGAR
cigar boxes
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Dimensions
2.25 x 8.375 x 4.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5467
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21296

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