"Brownies" Characters Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated 1894 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
6.1 x 4 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. )
It has the following markings
Lion passant, an anchor, upper-case gothic "G", STERLING, are all stamped on front bezel. On reverse bezel, the date symbol for 1894 (circle with arrow on upper right) and the number 1085 are stamped.
Cite this object as
"Brownies" Characters Matchsafe; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver, enamel; 6.1 x 4 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-55