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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

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Peasant Man Smoking a Pipe Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is inlaid wood, enamel, sandpaper. 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

6.6 x 3.6 x 1.5 cm (2 5/8 x 1 7/16 x 9/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Peasant Man Smoking a Pipe Matchsafe, ca. 1900; Italy; inlaid wood, enamel, sandpaper; 6.6 x 3.6 x 1.5 cm (2 5/8 x 1 7/16 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-410

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