Snuffbox with lid

Object Number: 
1944.156ab
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
typed: note found inside box: "Snuff box of/ Grandmother/M[__]Durham/ Died July 1825"
Description: 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with dark green body; lid painted with concentric red, yellow, and brown circles with a black sunburst at center.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this snuffbox belonged to her grandmother (M. Durham).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Harry Arnold Day
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group