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Coat-of-Arms Matchsafe, late 19th century

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated late 19th century 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

5.8 x 4.7 x .6 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 1/4 in. )

It has the following markings

Uppercase F impressed inside shield, STERLING, stamped on bezel.

Cite this object as

Coat-of-Arms Matchsafe, late 19th century; USA; silver; 5.8 x 4.7 x .6 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 1/4 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-690

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