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Matchsafe, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is sterling silver, 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

Overall: 7.1 x 4.4 x 1 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

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Matchsafe, late 19th–early 20th century; sterling silver, enamel; Overall: 7.1 x 4.4 x 1 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-373

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