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Matchsafe

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Cartier. We acquired it in 1978. Its medium is gold, sapphire. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

  • Object ID #907216421
  • platinum, diamonds, and artificial resin.
  • The Carolyn Hsu-Balcer Collection.
  • 73.2016.6

Its dimensions are

Overall: 4 x 3.3 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Matchsafe; Manufactured by Cartier (France); gold, sapphire; Overall: 4 x 3.3 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-471

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