Trinket box

Object Number: 
INV.7672
Date: 
1775-1870
Medium: 
Wood, tortoise shell, gold, other metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 8.3 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: inside lid on jelly label: "4207 / 1--"
Description: 
Rectangular wooden trinket box with rounded corners; lid is tortoise shell, back of lid has hinges carved which alternate with hinges carved at the back of the box, a metal pin runs through the length of the back through the hinges; top center of lid has gold inlay in scrolls
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group