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Object Name Snuffbox
Catalog Number 1953.15 [dup2]
Date 1800-1850
Material(s) Wood/Metal/Mother of Pearl
Dimensions H-1.125 W-4 D-1.625 inches
Description This snuffbox consists of a black wood box. The top of the box is covered by a hinged lid. The lid is decorated with a mother of pearl oval inlay in the center surrounded by ten identical flower inlaid designs made of mother of pearl. There is a thin inlaid metal border around the edge.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Tobacco products
Boxes
Search Terms Snuffboxes
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS