This is a matchsafe. It was possibly by Paye & Baker Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
6 x 4 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. )
It has the following markings
Partial impression on reverse bezel resembling P & B, STERLING.
Cite this object as
"Smile!" Matchsafe; Possibly by Paye & Baker Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 6 x 4 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-105