Wood, metal, mother-of-pearl
Overall: 3/4 x 3 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 1.9 x 9.2 x 5.7 cm )
hand written: paper label: "Snuff box was owned by Mr. James Willet-born in New York City-1769, Died 1847" and it was given to the society by his great-great- grandson," Reverend J. Chase Willet
Rectangular box with eclipse profile made of figured wood, lid has inlaid mother-of-pearl oval and painted leaves on flower, and is hinged with metal pin to box and lined with resin.
Gift of Reverend J. Chase Willet
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