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Box: carved oriental design, in box

Object Number: 
1948.9
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Mother of pearl, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (assembled): 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. (4.1 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm) Overall (unassembled): 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. (4.1 x
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular mother of pearl snuffbox with beveled corners, the top is engraved with an oriental design of corkers in a village setting, the sides are engraved with a floral design, the edges of the top and bottom are framed in metal; the side pieces of the box have been disassembled, with one bevel side missing.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary E. Warner
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group