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Heart with Attached Chain and Pin Matchsafe, 1897–98

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated 1897–98 and we acquired it in 1980. 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

4.7 x 4.4 x 1.5 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 9/16 in. )

It has the following markings

M BRO (unidentified maker's mark), lion passant, date letter "x", anchor, all stamped on bezel.

Cite this object as

Heart with Attached Chain and Pin Matchsafe, 1897–98; England; silver; 4.7 x 4.4 x 1.5 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1385

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