Snuff box w/tag: fish-shaped; lid inscribed: 641
Overall: 1 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 4.4 x 18.4 x 5.4 cm )
Wooden box carved in the shape of a stylized fish with swelling abdomen; hinged lid on side of abdomen opens to reveal ovoid space; lid closes with metal latch.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
written: in black ink: "641"
typed: tag found inside box: "NADELMAN/Collection/1123"; "Alaskan"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.