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in Aesthetic Style with Diagonal Opening Matchsafe, ca. 1875

This is a Matchsafe. It was made by Tiffany and Co.. It is dated ca. 1875 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. 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

6.5 x 3.3 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in. )

It has the following markings

TIFFANY & CO., 3428, STERLING, 4555, M, all stamped on interior of box, just below catch.

Cite this object as

in Aesthetic Style with Diagonal Opening Matchsafe, ca. 1875; Made by Tiffany and Co. (United States); USA; silver; 6.5 x 3.3 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-370

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