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Carved Bog Wood Matchsafe, ca. 1892

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1892 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is bog wood, 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

5.3 x 4.3 x 2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 13/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Carved Bog Wood Matchsafe, ca. 1892; Ireland; bog wood, plated metal; 5.3 x 4.3 x 2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 13/16 in. ); 1978-146-212

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