Jester Face Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1888 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
6.5 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm (2 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Lion passant, anchor, gothic letter "G", STERLING 650, all stamped on front bezel. COPYRIGHTED 1888, stamped on reverse bezel.
Cite this object as
Jester Face Matchsafe; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 6.5 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm (2 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-360