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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

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Object ID #18494843

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is cast and incised silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

3.8 x 3 x .4 cm (1 1/2 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in. )

It has the following markings

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Object ID #18494843; cast and incised silver; 3.8 x 3 x .4 cm (1 1/2 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-231

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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