Neo-Egyptian Motifs Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Watrous Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 6.9 x 4.7 x 1.3cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 1/2in.)
It has the following markings
STERLING, W (enclosed in a circle), 27 stamped on reverse bezel; STERLING, W (enclosed in a circle) stamped on front bezel.
Cite this object as
Neo-Egyptian Motifs Matchsafe; Manufactured by Watrous Manufacturing Company ; USA; silver; H x W x D: 6.9 x 4.7 x 1.3cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 1/2in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1353