Snuffbox with lid

Snuffbox with lid
Title
Snuffbox with lid
Date 
ca. 1812-1820
Medium 
Papier-mâché
Dimensions 
Overall: 7/8 x 4 in. ( 2.2 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Circular papier-mâché snuffbox with painted depiction of City Hall, New York on lid.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hunt
Object Number 
1931.30ab
Marks 
painted: inscription on inside of lid: "City Hall"; on inside of box: "12.X"
Gallery Label 
The New York City Hall building at Broadway and Park Row was designed by John McComb Jr. and Joseph François Mangin, and was completed in 1812.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group