The flat, oval box has a removable cover. Around the base and the edge of the cover is a chased molded ridge. Each piece is formed of sheet.
ARMORIALS: engraved on the top of the cover, in a cartouche, the coat of arms and crest of Lucas of Rathealy and Ricksfordtown, co.Cork,Ireland.
On side of box, maker's mark CO (Grimwade 390a)(repeated on inside of cover); lion's head erased (repeated inside of cover); date letter u
Walter H. Willson, Ltd., London, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis, June 2, 1924, Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935).
Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis
English (London), 1715–16
- Marked by Edward Cornock, English, first mark entered 1707