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1908

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Franco-British Exhibition Matchsafe, 1908

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by B. Muratti Sons & Company, Ltd.. It is dated 1908 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is plated metal, enamel. 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

6 x 3.5 x 1.1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 7/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Franco-British Exhibition Matchsafe, 1908; Manufactured by B. Muratti Sons & Company, Ltd. ; England; plated metal, enamel; 6 x 3.5 x 1.1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 7/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-59

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