Overall: 5/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 1.6 x 5.4 x 3.2 cm )
Rectangular gold snuffbox with decoration consisting of striated bands covering top, bottom, and all four sides; flat lid with small, rectangular reserve at center unmarked.
According to the accession records, this snuffbox was purchased by Francis Adrian Van Der Kemp (1752-1829) with money he received in 1822 for translating the Dutch colonial records of New York State into English.
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.