This is a matchsafe. It was made by Frank Hyams Company. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is nephrite, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 5.7 x 5.6 x 1cm (2 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 3/8in.)
It has the following markings
Stamped on underside of lid's gold surround: "FRANK HYAMS CO 128 NEW BOND ST W"
Cite this object as
Matchsafe (England); Made by Frank Hyams Company ; nephrite, gold; H x W x D: 5.7 x 5.6 x 1cm (2 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 3/8in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-461