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Eiffel Tower Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It was made by Saillart Ainé. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated metal. 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

6.9 x 3 x 1.5 cm (2 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 9/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Saillart Ainé A Besançon stamped on outside of lid.

Cite this object as

Eiffel Tower Matchsafe; Made by Saillart Ainé ; France; plated metal; 6.9 x 3 x 1.5 cm (2 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-442

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