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Snuffbox

Object Number: 
INV.2193
Date: 
1780-1830
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/16 in. ( 2.5 x 5.4 x 3 cm )
Description: 
Oval box of sheet tinned iron with hinged bottom and hinged three-fourth top with applied wriggleworked strips and diamond shaped medallion.
Gallery Label: 
According to a note found in the snuffbox, this was the property of Ruth Brown Hodgkins (1765-ca. 1852), born in Hookset, New Hampshire. She married William Hodgkins (d. 1842), a Revolutionary soldier, in 1784.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group