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1905

  • Work on this object ended.

1980

  • We acquired this object.

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Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It is dated 1905 and we acquired it in 1980. 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

Overall: 5.9 x 5 x 1 cm (2 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

On left side: faint monogram "G.H."

Cite this object as

Matchsafe; silver; Overall: 5.9 x 5 x 1 cm (2 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-39

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