American Decorative Arts
Honorand: Eli A. Yale, American, 1791–1873

Snuff box

about 1848

Silver, brass

3 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (7.94 x 4.45 cm, 60 g)
Permanent loan from University Archives
1965.10.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metal
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Eli A. Yale, (owned 1848-1873).

Bibliography: 

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 80, no. 48, ill.

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