Snuffbox

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-102859

Description

Gilt metal fish with flexible tail and red glass eyes, interior has a glass vial for holding snuff or smelling salts and small spoon for dispensing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

snuffboxes
smelling bottles
accessories
glass (material)
Container, Snuff
Snuffbox
Snuffbox

Additional Identification Number

2311
1927.698

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 x 4 1/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Howard Van Sinderen

Accession Number

1928.37

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.

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