Tobacco Box Maker: Unknown


Engraved brass


5 7/8 × 2 3/8 × 1 1/4 in. (15 × 6 × 3.2 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James E. Cooper through James Wayne Cooper, B.A. 1926

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18th century


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tobacco boxes


Cover: Pipe smoker and couple, inscription below: Het Gelt Ik Verbruijt.\r\nBottom: The two men bidding good bye to the Lady and heading towards sailing vessel, inscriptions below: Ik mock hat Zee gadt Nijt.\r\nOn front initials F.H. (initials of previous owner)

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