Snuffbox

Object Number: 
1942.607ab
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Mulberry wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse: "SHAKESPEARE/WOOD/WOOD[overstamped]"
Description: 
Circular mulberry wood snuffbox with pattern of concentric circles on all surfaces.
Gallery Label: 
This snuffbox was made from the mulberry tree planted by Willaim Shakespeare and obtained from the Shakespeare family in 1831 by Isaac J. Greenwood.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Misses Eliza R. and Mary M. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group