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1910

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1978

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Water Lilies Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. 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

5 x 4 x .8 cm (1 15/16 x 1 9/16 x 5/16 in. )

It has the following markings

10, unidentified mark, 800, flower, star 13, stamped on bezel

Cite this object as

Water Lilies Matchsafe; silver; 5 x 4 x .8 cm (1 15/16 x 1 9/16 x 5/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-861

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