"Speak No Evil, See No Evil, Hear No Evil" Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was possibly by Paye & Baker 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
6.3 x 4.2 x 1.1 cm (2 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 7/16 in. )
It has the following markings
Partially impressed heart with the letter P(?) inside, &, B, both impressed inside heart shapes, STERLING all stamped on bezel.
Cite this object as
"Speak No Evil, See No Evil, Hear No Evil" Matchsafe; Possibly by Paye & Baker Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 6.3 x 4.2 x 1.1 cm (2 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 7/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-84