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Snuffbox

Object Number: 
1931.37
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Brass, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 1.6 x 6.4 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in relief near upper and lower edges of lid: " THE WEDDING DAY"; " THREE WEEKS AFTER MARRIAGE [inverted]"
Description: 
Rectangular sheet brass snuff box with hinged lid; opposing relief profiles of amn and woman with smiling faces when viewed upright and frowning faces when box is rotated; tinned interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hunt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group