Snuffbox with lid

Object Number: 
INV.7763ab
Date: 
1816-1830
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in relief on side: "COMMODORE/PEERY/1816"
Description: 
Circular sheet brass snuffbox with relief portrait of Commodore Perry on lid and rectangular panels with canted corners on sides bearing diverse insignia (including eagle, flag, anchor, shield, and cannon) in relief.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group