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Moët & Chandon Champagne Hamper Matchsafe, ca. 1890

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is brass, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

3.5 x 5 x 2.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in. )

It has the following markings

DÉPOSÉ stamped on underside of box.

Cite this object as

Moët & Chandon Champagne Hamper Matchsafe, ca. 1890; France; brass, enamel; 3.5 x 5 x 2.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-216

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.

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