Calling Card Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Sampson Mordan & Company. It is dated 1901–02 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
3.3 x 5.7 x 1 cm (1 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 in. )
It has the following markings
S.M.& Co., lion passant, leopard's head, date letter "f" all stamped on right, long side, same marks stamped on underside of lid, except leopard's head.
Cite this object as
Calling Card Matchsafe; Manufactured by Sampson Mordan & Company ; England; silver, enamel; 3.3 x 5.7 x 1 cm (1 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-188