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1907

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

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Bust of Queen Victoria Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1897 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated brass, enamel. 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

5 x 5 x 1.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 9/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Bust of Queen Victoria Matchsafe; England; plated brass, enamel; 5 x 5 x 1.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-264

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