Papier Mache with gold Monogram Snuff Box

Presenting an antique papier mache snuff box with an historical note in iits interior lid. The snuff box has a diamond pattern with an oval low grade gold monogram . There is no initial in the monogram cartouche. The historical note reads that this box was brought to America by a Hessian soldier on June 1, 1776 and that this Hessian settled in Darian Ct. and the box was passed on to his son and continues with it being harder to read. The box shows wear of finish on top and rub wears on corners and sides. The size of box little more than 3" across and 2" wide and 3/4" tall. Circa 1770

Item ID: SMK -02996


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