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Rower Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1900 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 3.6 x .9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Illegible impression, 0800, "Achef" (possibly maker?), illegible impression all stamped on bezel.

Cite this object as

Rower Matchsafe, ca. 1900; possibly France; silver; 4.7 x 3.6 x .9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-366

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