Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Tobacco Box

Date:
1747
Geography:
Probably made in United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Brass, tin
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.181a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on top of cover: Tobaco good within I have / Though it's not good for every knave / My Friends only I supply-- / let begging fellows go and buy-- / John Winslow / --1747--
Leon L. Winslow, Baltimore, until 1956
Related Objects

Pipe and Tobacco Box

Date: 1725–90 Medium: Mahogany Accession: 10.125.21 On view in:Gallery 774

Stand

Date: 1880–85 Medium: Brass, iron Accession: 1991.218 On view in:Gallery 774

Basin

Date: ca. 1650 Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware Accession: 12.3.1 On view in:Gallery 749

Candlestick

Date: ca. 1720 Medium: Brass Accession: 38.138.1 On view in:Gallery 774

Candlestick

Date: ca. 1720 Medium: Brass Accession: 38.138.2 On view in:Gallery 774