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tobacco box

tobacco box

Date: 1749

Media: tin-plate

Size: h(cm) : 2.5 x l(cm) : 10.4 x w(cm) : 8.1,h(cm) : 2

Acquired: 1933; Gift; Allan E.M.C Renwick

Accession Number: NMW A 50139

This tobacco box was made at the Allgood family's japanning works at Pontypool. The box is inscribed Jas Curtice / WELLS / 1749 and is one of the earliest known documentary pieces of japanned ware.

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