Tennis Players Matchsafe, 1891–92
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by John Millward Banks. It is dated 1891–92 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
5.1 x 3.4 x 1 cm (2 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in. )
It has the following markings
Maker's mark J.M.B., anchor, date letter "r", lion passant all stamped on bottom of box interior. J.M.B., lion passant, date letter "r" also stamped on underside of lid.
Cite this object as
Tennis Players Matchsafe, 1891–92; Manufactured by John Millward Banks ; England; silver, enamel; 5.1 x 3.4 x 1 cm (2 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-399