Snuffbox

Object Number: 
Z.1852ab
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Papier-mâché, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on inside of lid: "Sarah Pasmore" handwritten in pencil: on inside of box: "Sarah with / Mary's(?) love / Oct-13 1819(?)"
Description: 
Circular, brown painted papier-mâché snuff box; flat lid with painted half-length profile portrait of a man with backdrop of red drapery and portion of a column base and lower shaft at far right.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group