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Boxing Glove Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1982. 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

4 x 2.8 x 1.2 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

STERLING 4372 stamped on interior of bezel.

Cite this object as

Boxing Glove Matchsafe; USA; silver; 4 x 2.8 x 1.2 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-631

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