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1920

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

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"Bermuda" Matchsafe, ca. 1910

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1910 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

6.5 x 3.7 x .6 cm (2 9/16 x 1 7/16 x 1/4 in. )

It has the following markings

Unidentified maker's mark (lion passant, R, 925) STERLING stamped on bezel.

Cite this object as

"Bermuda" Matchsafe, ca. 1910; USA; silver, enamel; 6.5 x 3.7 x .6 cm (2 9/16 x 1 7/16 x 1/4 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-1142

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