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Snuffbox

Snuffbox
Title
Snuffbox
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.
Object Number 
INV.2193
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