Oval, decorated on all sides with chased, floral bands, flowers, birds and musical instruments.
On inside of lid, "Mary anna C. Porter. / The gift of her / Grandfather William Bartlet. / Aged 92 1840". Inscribed on cover -- Mary Anna C. Porter / The gift of her / Grandfather William / Bartlet / Aged 92, 1840.
Inside box on bottom, maker's mark WS in a rectangle (probably Grimwade3311); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter d (1779/80). Repeated on inside of lid, maker's; lion passant.
Bequest of Miss Mariana C. Porter