Snuffbox

Object Number: 
Z.1851ab
Date: 
1812-1830
Medium: 
Papier-mâché, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 1.9 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on bottom of engraving: "CONSTITUTION & GUERRIERE / Aug - 19 1812"
Description: 
Circular, brown painted papier-mâché snuff box; flat lid with engraved image of a naval battle with ships identified as the "CONSTITUTION" and the "GUERRIERE" on yellowish ground affixed to top.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group