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1982

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2014

2023

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Matchsafe (probably England)

This is a matchsafe. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 6.6 x 4.1 cm (2 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

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Matchsafe (probably England); porcelain; Overall: 6.6 x 4.1 cm (2 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-289

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