Cigar and Matches Matchsafe, ca. 1900
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Reeves and Sillcocks. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
5.7 x 3.1 x 1 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in. )
It is signed
STERLING, and arrow, pointing right, stamped across letters RS, all of which are stamped on reverse bezel.
Cite this object as
Cigar and Matches Matchsafe, ca. 1900; Manufactured by Reeves and Sillcocks ; USA; silver, enamel; 5.7 x 3.1 x 1 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-378