Jester Face Matchsafe, ca. 1888
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1888 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
6.5 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm (2 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Lion passant, anchor, gothic letter "G", STERLING 650, all stamped on front bezel. COPYRIGHTED 1888, stamped on reverse bezel.
Cite this object as
Jester Face Matchsafe, ca. 1888; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 6.5 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm (2 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-360