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1911

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King Edward VII Matchsafe, ca. 1901

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1901 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is brass. 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

4.4 x 3.5 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

King Edward VII Matchsafe, ca. 1901; probably England; brass; 4.4 x 3.5 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-708

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