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Inscription

Engraved "John, Machett, Janury, 23d, / 1748/9" underneath snuff box

Provenance

Buhler Entry: The only man with an aproximation of the name in the published vital statistics of Boston was John Machet who married Elizabeth Perkins January 1, 1785.

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

about 1748–9

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 162

Dimensions

7.78 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.667

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware