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Snuffbox

Object Number: 
1942.608ab
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Willow wood, pigment
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 1.6 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
typed: label affixed to bottom, in ink: "3/9"
Description: 
Circular willow wood snuffbox with painted image of willow tree on lid.
Gallery Label: 
This snuff box was made from Dr. Samuel Johnson's willow tree and purchased by Isaac J. Greenwood in 1831.
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