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Object Name: Snuffbox
Date: 1800-1830
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Medium: Papier-mâché, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 8.9 cm )
Place made: Europe
Description: Circular, brown painted papier-mâché snuff box; flat lid with painted half-length profile portrait of a man with backdrop of red drapery and portion of a column base and lower shaft at far right.
Object Number: Z.1852ab
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Marks: handwritten in pencil: on inside of lid: "Sarah Pasmore" handwritten in pencil: on inside of box: "Sarah with / Mary's(?) love / Oct-13 1819(?)"