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Tobacco Box

Maker:
John Erwin (active ca. 1809–21)
Date:
1816
Geography:
Made in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1/2 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/16 in. (1.3 x 7 x 5.6 cm); 2 oz. 9 dwt. (76.8 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.109.41
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: marked on inside of body: J[pellet]ERWIN (in rectangle); [Maryland Mark in octagonal surround]; GF (conjoined in octagonal surround); [profile head in octagonal surround]
Charles Allen Munn, New York, until died 1924
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