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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1978

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Seated Winged Female Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by William B. Kerr & Company. It is dated ca. 1900 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 Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

5.7 x 4 x 1 cm (2 1/4 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

STERLING 1197 and maker's mark on bezel.

Cite this object as

Seated Winged Female Matchsafe, ca. 1900; Manufactured by William B. Kerr & Company (United States); USA; silver; 5.7 x 4 x 1 cm (2 1/4 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-438

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