Matchsafe, late 19th century
This is a Matchsafe. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is shaped tortoiseshell, bone, gold, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
6 x 4.2 x 1.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Cite this object as
Matchsafe, late 19th century; shaped tortoiseshell, bone, gold, metal; 6 x 4.2 x 1.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-304