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Female Mask and Butterflies Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Gorham 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.

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

  • No. 279 Beer Tumbler, 2007
  • mouth-blown and painted glass.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, Anonymous Donor,....
  • 2009-18-130

Its dimensions are

7.8 x 5 x 2 cm (3 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Lion passant, anchor, G, all stamped on bezel.

Cite this object as

Female Mask and Butterflies Matchsafe, ca. 1900; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 7.8 x 5 x 2 cm (3 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-1304

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