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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

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"Smile!" Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It was possibly by Paye & Baker Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

6 x 4 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Partial impression on reverse bezel resembling P & B, STERLING.

Cite this object as

"Smile!" Matchsafe, ca. 1900; Possibly by Paye & Baker Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 6 x 4 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-105

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18493811/ |title="Smile!" Matchsafe, ca. 1900 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>