Spiral Motif Matchsafe, copyrighted 1888
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated copyrighted 1888 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
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Its dimensions are
5.9 x 3.9 x 1.2 cm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Lion passant, anchor, uppercase gothic G, STERLING 670, all stamped on bezel. COPYRIGHT 1888 GORHAM MFG CO, ALSO STAMPED ON BEZEL.
Cite this object as
Spiral Motif Matchsafe, copyrighted 1888; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 5.9 x 3.9 x 1.2 cm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-1033