Snuff box: disassembled
Mother of pearl, metal
Overall: 3/4 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 5.4 x 3.8 cm )
incised: center, top: "MH"
Rectangular mother of pearl patch box with oblique corners, in metal frame (some pieces disengaged); various floral, geometric, and village images carved on outer surfaces.
This Chinese patch box was purchased by Holly Smith and given to his niece, Martha Coggeshall Holly.
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.