Snuff box

Inscription

Engraved "John, Machett, Janury, 23d, / 1748/9" underneath snuff box

Provenance

Buhler Entry: The only man with an aproximation of the name in the published vital statistics of Boston was John Machet who married Elizabeth Perkins January 1, 1785.

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

Snuff box

  • about 1748–9
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Dimensions
7.78 cm (3 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver
Classification
Silver hollowware
Catalogue Raisonné
Buhler, 1972, No. 162
Accession Number
62.667
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