Calling Card Matchsafe, 1901–02
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Sampson Mordan & Company. It is dated 1901–02 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
3.3 x 5.7 x 1 cm (1 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 in. )
It has the following markings
S.M.& Co., lion passant, leopard's head, date letter "f" all stamped on right, long side, same marks stamped on underside of lid, except leopard's head.
Cite this object as
Calling Card Matchsafe, 1901–02; Manufactured by Sampson Mordan & Company ; England; silver, enamel; 3.3 x 5.7 x 1 cm (1 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-188