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Object Name Snuffbox
Catalog Number 1944.2.2
Date ca. 1800
Material(s) Wood/Paint
Dimensions H-0.75 Dia-3.25 inches
Description This wooden snuffbox is round and has a detachable lid. An image of a lady in Renaissance dress is painted on the lid. She is wearing a green dress, red shawl, and her hair is in an updo. She is holding a red rose. The inside of the box is solid black. The outside of the base of the box has been painted with decorative straight and curving lines.
Notes This piece belonged to Judge Harry Innes.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Innes, Harry
Subjects Tobacco products
Boxes
Snuff
Search Terms Snuffboxes
Tobacco
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS