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Egyptian Motifs Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is brass. 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.

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Its dimensions are

4.8 x 3.7 x .9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Egyptian Motifs Matchsafe; brass; 4.8 x 3.7 x .9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-611

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