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Maker: John McMullin, American, 1765–1843

Snuff box

1810–13

Silver, brass

1 5/8 × 2 3/8 × 5/8 in. (4.13 × 6.03 × 1.59 cm, 42 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.14
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Mr Kossack purchased this snuff box from the Golden Cockeral, 335 Bleeker St, New York, New York.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 50.

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