Snuff jar with cover
Overall: 8 3/4 x 7 in. ( 22.2 x 17.8 cm )
Cylindrical stoneware snuff jar with circular cover, with Bristol glaze; paper labels with inscriptions affixed to exterior.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
printed: on paper label affixed to side: "RAIL ROAD MILLS./NORTHERN & EASTERN/Maccoboy Snuff/WARRANTED GOOD/GEORGE W. HELME CO.,/Helmetta,/NEW JERSEY"; "FACTORY No. 4, 5th DIST. OF N.J./NOTICE. - The Manufacturers of this Snuff have completed with all requirements of the Law. Every person is cautioned under the penalties of Law, not to use this jar for Snuff ag[ain]"
printed: on paper label affixed to side: "by or [for] --/-- Dist./State of -- "; "PLACE FOR CANCELLATION"; "UNITED STATES INTERNAL REVENUE"; "FIVE"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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