Toad Matchsafe, ca. 1890
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1890 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
5.2 x 3.4 x 1.5 cm (2 1/16 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in. )
It has the following markings
Illegible marks, GORHAM, and another illegible mark, all stamped on bezel, 98 stamped on interior at front and back.
Cite this object as
Toad Matchsafe, ca. 1890; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 5.2 x 3.4 x 1.5 cm (2 1/16 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-138