Moon Face Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by George W. Shiebler. It is dated 1885–95 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
3.8 x 3.8 x 1.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Maker's mark (S in circle with wings) stamped on bezel; 12 STERLING 60 stamped on reverse bezel.
Cite this object as
Moon Face Matchsafe; Manufactured by George W. Shiebler & Co. (American, 1876 - 1910); USA; silver; 3.8 x 3.8 x 1.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-797