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Tobacco Box

Maker:
Garret Forbes (1785–1851)
Date:
1800–1830
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 x 3 7/16 x 2 1/2 in. (2.5 x 8.7 x 6.4 cm); 2 oz. 15 dwt. (86.3 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.109.40
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on cover in interlaced script: JJL
scratched on underside: 24

Marking: marked on underside: G[pellet]FORBES (in rectangle)
Charles Allen Munn, New York, until died 1924
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