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Guilloche Enamel Match Safe Match Safe

This is a match safe. It was made by August Wilhelm Holmstrom and retailed by Fabergé. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is metal, enamel, topaz. 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

H x W x D: 4.5 x 3.6 x 1cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 3/8in.)

It has the following markings

Russian marks, in Cyrillic, stamped on bezel: 88 for high standard, workmaster's initials, Faberge mark.

Cite this object as

Guilloche Enamel Match Safe Match Safe; Made by August Wilhelm Holmstrom (1829 – 1903); Russia; metal, enamel, topaz; H x W x D: 4.5 x 3.6 x 1cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 3/8in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-482

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