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Object Name Snuffbox
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1825
Place of Origin US
Description Round snuff box of a simple turned design. Cover has a carved bust-length portrait of George Washington in profile, surrounded by text that reads: "GEORGE WASHINGTON / LATE AMERICAN PREISDENT. / OBT 14 DEC. 1799. AET 68". There are two ring turnings around outer edge of text. Bottom of box has two ring turnings around edge, but is otherwise undecorated.
Accession Number 1991.196.a&b