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Smiling Female Matchsafe, ca. 1902

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1902 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. 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

7.2 x 5. x 1.8 cm (2 13/16 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Unidentified maker's mark, STERLING 4123 stamped on reverse bezel.

Cite this object as

Smiling Female Matchsafe, ca. 1902; USA; silver; 7.2 x 5. x 1.8 cm (2 13/16 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-376

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