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double lidded, footed container

Object Number: 
INV.13694
Date: 
early 19th century
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 5 x 3 1/4 in. ( 4.1 x 12.7 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on underside of lid: circle with winged figure (barely legible) scratched: on top of other lid: "1798"
Description: 
Pewter two-lidded hinged rectangular container for sealing wax and sand with gadrooning around rim on four paw feet; date inscribed on one lid; three compartments on interior.
Gallery Label: 
This container is for desk use and holds sealing wax or sand.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group