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1920

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1978

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Matchsafe with inlaid stones Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is gold, onyx, quartz. 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

Overall: 6 x 3.3 x 1.1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Matchsafe with inlaid stones Matchsafe, ca. 1900; probably USA; gold, onyx, quartz; Overall: 6 x 3.3 x 1.1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/16 x 7/16 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-467

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