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Snuffbox

Maker:
Probably John Targee (American, ca. 1774–1850)
Date:
ca. 1815
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
5/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (1.6 x 8.3 x 5.4 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.145
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 372
Inscription: inscribed on base: DeWitt Clinton / to / E. Jenkins / Mrs. Jenkins / to / Darius Peck / 1848

Marking: marked: I T [in punched rectangle]; marked: [two assay marks]
George Clinton, Kingston, New York, from 1777; his nephew, DeWitt Clinton; Ezra Jenkins; his wife, Mrs. Ezra Jenkins, until 1848; Darius Peck, from 1848; Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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