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Snuff box

about 1748–9


Dimensions

7.78 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.667

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

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