Reeded and fluted rectangular body, base and shoulder overlapping sides. Domed to cylindrical bezel over which small cover with turned knob fits. Bands of arabesque engraving at edges. Marks on bezel.
Later inventory number, "3999." painted in red on underside of base.
Marks for unidentified maker (possibly PL#2152), active 1792-1798; date mark on bezel: 179[?]
Bequest of Thomas Whittemore