Cigarette Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-5653

Description

A) Rectangular box; hinged lid; top and sides covered with maroon covered leather; interior is divided into three compartments; for king size cigarettes. B) A printed note inside the box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cigarette boxes
leather
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany
Leather
BOX, CIGARETTE

Inscription

A) On the lid is stamped in gilt, the insignia of Harvard, and the initials ""R.M."" and the inscription ""IN APPRECIATION FOR SERVICE TO HARVARD."" B) Note states ""WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE PRESIDENT.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.925A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.925AB