Snuffbox

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4311

Description

Circular body consisting of lid fitted to conforming bottom; burled wood veneer; circular inlaid decoration in centers of top and bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

snuffboxes
accessories
inlay (process)
wood (plant material)
Inlaid
SNUFFBOX

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

1 (H), 2.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.613AB

Places

Possibly
Possibly