"Prince Charlie" Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by William & Andrew Smith. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is wood, printed paper, ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
5.6 x 3 x 1.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Possible maker's mark stamped in gold on middle center of box, just above lower edge of lid; "Prince Charlie" stamped in gold on middle center of box, just below upper edge of box body.
Cite this object as
"Prince Charlie" Matchsafe; Manufactured by William & Andrew Smith ; wood, printed paper, ivory; 5.6 x 3 x 1.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-308