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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

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Anglo-Bavarian Amber Ale Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 6.8 x 2 cm (2 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Anglo-Bavarian Amber Ale Matchsafe; England; plated brass; H x diam.: 6.8 x 2 cm (2 11/16 x 13/16 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-1

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