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Oval Snuffbox with Removable Lid
1780-1820
Maker not marked
USA
Silver
Closed: 5/8"h x 2-1/2"w x 1-7/8"d; a: 1/2"h x 2-1/4"w x 1-3/4"d; b: 1/4"h x 2-1/2"w x 1-7/8"d
Loaned by the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts
GL2004.4582a-b

Oval snuffbox with removable lid. The lid has an image of three women, two hold rakes and one has a child on her back. The bottom has a stylized leafy vine motif.


For further information, see Newell, Aimee, et.al., "Curiosities of the Craft: Treasures from the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Collection", 2013, p. 244-245.



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