Walnut, brass; ivory, leather
Case: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (5.7 x 5.7 x 19.1 cm)
Shield engraved: "S.V.B. / TO / J.P. / 1817. / E.B.S. / 1827."
Hinged rectangular box with rounded corners and brass inlay stringing around edge of top; fitted interior holds removable tray with cutout for scissors (missing) and straight razors (missing); removable panel with circular cutout, which probably held a mirror; inner cut-outs hold paddle-style razor strop in leather sleeve; tweezers (missing); shaving brush with turned ivory handle; toothbrush with ivory handle; and circular void for container of soap or powder. Engraved brass shield inset into center of top.
Susan Vergereau Boudinot (1764-1854) m. William Bradford; to John Pintard (1759-1844); to his grandson Elias Boudinot Servoss (1827-1901) m. Clarissa Lyman (b. 1868); to their daughter Mary Kathryn Servoss (1868-1897) m. Carlos Icaza de Arosomena (of Panama) (b. 1895); to their son Frank Highet Icaza m. B.A. Hungerford Latimer; to their son Carlos Boudinot Icaza, the donor.
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