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"Feu" Matchsafe, late 19th century

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is ivory, pigment. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

4.4 x 8 x .17 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 1/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks.

Cite this object as

"Feu" Matchsafe, late 19th century; France; ivory, pigment; 4.4 x 8 x .17 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 1/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-314

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