Cigar box and coffin plates (14)

Object Number: 
INV.6562.1-16
Date: 
1814-1840
Medium: 
Wood, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
box: 2 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 6 1/8 in. ( 6 x 22.2 x 15.6 cm )
Marks: 
typed: on label stuck to cigar box, lid: "COFFIN PLATES/from the Estate of/Hopper Striker Mott/June 10, 1931" typed: on label stuck to cigar box, front: "COFFIN PLATES/from the Estate of/Hopper Striker Mott,/June 10, 1931/(The inscriptions/have been copi
Description: 
Rectangular wooden cigar box containing fourteen coffin plates and one hinge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Hopper Striker Mott, June 10, 1931
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group