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Snuffbox

1977.608AB (RS116929)

Description

Round box consisting of lid fitting over conforming bottom; typical glossy, painted black surface with traces of polychrome decoration on top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1820
Inscriptions
On front: ""Danse Plamander"" (commercially available brand of snuff).
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
papier mâché
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Papier Mache
papier mâché
SNUFFBOX
snuffboxes
Dimensions
0.875 x 3.5 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.608AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4306

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