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Tobacco box

Maker:
C. Norman
Date:
1787
Culture:
Swedish
Medium:
Brass, copper
Dimensions:
Length: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Brass
Credit Line:
Gift of C. Gustave Mourraille, in memory of his sister, Miss M. Mathilde Mourraille, 1957
Accession Number:
57.108.10
Not on view
Inscription: On cover: IANUAR: / FEBRUA: / MARTI: / APRIL: / MAIUS: / IUNIUS:; (along right edge), [RUNTSTAFFVEN] / FURSWENSKAD / 1787

On underside: [I]ULIUS / AUGUST / SEPTE / OCTOB / NOWEM / DECEMB; (along right edge), [EN BESTANDIG?] / ALMANACH/C: NORMAN
C. Gustave Mourraille (until 1957; to MMA)
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