Water Nymph and Horse Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whiting Manufacturing. Co.. 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
7.3 x 4.5 x 1.7 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 11/16 in. )
It has the following markings
STERLING 6601 and maker's mark (w in a circle adjacent to lion passant for Whiting Mfg.Co.) both stamped on bezel.
Cite this object as
Water Nymph and Horse Matchsafe; Manufactured by Whiting Manufacturing. Co. ; USA; silver; 7.3 x 4.5 x 1.7 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 11/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-201