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Washington-Webster Comitia Americana medals box

Washington-Webster Comitia Americana medals box Burled mahogany box with velvet interior and brass fittings
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Fitted box commissioned by Thomas Jefferson to hold the silver set of nine Comitia American Revolutionary War medals, and two additional medals, that Congress presented to President George Washington. Jefferson presented the box and its contents to President Washington in 1790.

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