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Wooden box with a removable sliding cover; both are covered with paper. On the cover is a view of two women standing to one side of a mausoleum. The lip of the cover and box are covered with a mosaic of predominately turquoise paper.
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Printed on the box is: Jeues Mosaicspiel/ Nouveau jeu de mosaiques. Improved game in mosiac. Written on the inside bottom of the box is: James R. May/Dec. 25th 1856. Written on the inside cover is: J R May/J R May '61/Cambridge/ Mass./James R May.
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),
0.625 x 3.625 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May