Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 2.9 x 15.9 x 4.8 cm )
embossed: on back: "Protector Religion [?] [other writing worn away]"
embossed: lid: "Geor___ the II /Georg the III/ of the Great/______?/Semper Eaddem"
stippled: on side: "A.M.R.A.L [or s?]_____[illegible word] 189___ [5 or 8?]"
Rectangular tobacco box with brass hinged lid and brass bottom and copper sides; lid embossed with images of British Royal Standard and busts of George II and III; bottom embossed with British Royal symbols including a crown.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.