Overall: 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 1.6 x 7 x 5.4 cm )
engraved: center of base: "H : L" in block letters
Seamed and wrought silver and tortoise shell snuffbox; oval box with straight sides seamed beneath the nailed cylindrical hinge; applied oval, slightly domed base engraved, "H : L" in block letters in the center; oval tortoise shell cover set into a molded band which attaches to the hinge; shell engraved with a vignette of a man fishing in front of a church; no maker's mark.
Gift of Mrs. Alice Porter Seltzer
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