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Bollinger Champagne Crate Matchsafe, late 19th century

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Tiffany and Co.. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

3.1 x 5.8 x 1.7 cm (1 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in. )

It has the following markings

"Tiffany & Co, Silver-Soldered" stamped on underside of box.

Cite this object as

Bollinger Champagne Crate Matchsafe, late 19th century; Manufactured by Tiffany and Co. (United States); USA; plated metal; 3.1 x 5.8 x 1.7 cm (1 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-218

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