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Bollinger Champagne Crate Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Tiffany and Co.. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

3.1 x 5.8 x 1.7 cm (1 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in. )

It has the following markings

"Tiffany & Co, Silver-Soldered" stamped on underside of box.

Cite this object as

Bollinger Champagne Crate Matchsafe; Manufactured by Tiffany and Co. (United States); USA; plated metal; 3.1 x 5.8 x 1.7 cm (1 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-218

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