Snuffbox and lid

Object Number: 
1931.12ab
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black above portrait: "WASHINGTON IRVING"
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with black body; black printed bust of Washington Irving wearing fur collar, with abstract leaf border on lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thoams Hunt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group