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"Escepcional De La Espanola" Matchsafe, late 19th century

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated metal, 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

10.5 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm (4 1/8 x 11/16 x 11/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

"Escepcional De La Espanola" Matchsafe, late 19th century; plated metal, enamel; 10.5 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm (4 1/8 x 11/16 x 11/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-254

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18494893/ |title="Escepcional De La Espanola" Matchsafe, late 19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=20 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>