Snuffbox and lid

Object Number: 
1931.17ab
Date: 
1815-1830
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black around portrait: "STEPHEN [DECATUR] ESQe/Of the United States Navy"
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuff box with black body; black printed bust of an officer with inscription on cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hunt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group