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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

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Hunting Scene with Female Equestrian Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. 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.

  • Dish, ca. 1775
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2017-20-1

Its dimensions are

6.7 x 4.2 x .8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 5/16 in. )

It has the following markings

STERLING, 975 (poor impression), and another illegible mark, all stamped on bezel.

Cite this object as

Hunting Scene with Female Equestrian Matchsafe, ca. 1900; USA; silver; 6.7 x 4.2 x .8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 5/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-1328

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