3 ¾” length of black japanned papier-mâché. The lid inlaid with pewter squares in a checker board pattern. The edges worn from use and carrying in the pocket, otherwise excellent. These were used to carry snuff or pipe tobacco interchangeable. Pewter foil inlay on a black japanned body is the most common construction and takes many forms. See Neumann page 245 & 246 for examples.