Assorted Shells Matchsafe, late 19th century
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by George W. Shiebler. It is dated late 19th century 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
6.5 x 3.4 x 1.3 cm (2 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Shiebler maker's mark, STERLING, 22 all stamped on bezel.
Cite this object as
Assorted Shells Matchsafe, late 19th century; Manufactured by George W. Shiebler & Co. (American, 1876 - 1910); USA; silver; 6.5 x 3.4 x 1.3 cm (2 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-1413