Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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snuff box
  • Nathaniel Mills & Sons
    active 1800s
  • snuff box, 1840–1842
  • Where object was made: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver, leather
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 2.8 x 7.5 x 4.8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 1 7/8 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C8
  • 2005.0177

Base of snuff box has a wave-like pattern; all the other sides are decorated in a relief floral motif, except for a flat area on top with a lengthy inscription.