The elliptical box, assembled from sheet, has straight sides and a flat cover with a hidden hinge. The edges of the sides and cover are ornamented with a pounched border, and the center of the cover has an oval cartouche containing the engraved monogram.
Engraved on cover, HC in monogram, for Hannah Cartwright.
On inside of case, maker's mark IP(Grimwade 1582)(repated on underside of cover); leopard's head crowned; lion passant (repated on underside of cover); date letter c
Hannah Beasley Cartwright, of Albany, to her daughter Elizabeth Robinson, by descent to her grandson, Henry Codman, to his granddaughter, Martha C. Codman (1858-1948), The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts. (Accession Date: January 19, 1939)
The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts