Snail motifs Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was made by Whiting Manufacturing. Co.. 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.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 7.6 x 4.5 x 2.2cm (3 x 1 3/4 x 7/8in.)
It has the following markings
STERLING, 22, W (in a circle), all stamped on bezel.
Cite this object as
Snail motifs Matchsafe; Made by Whiting Manufacturing. Co. ; USA; silver; H x W x D: 7.6 x 4.5 x 2.2cm (3 x 1 3/4 x 7/8in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-1364
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.