Quail and Floral Decoration Matchsafe, ca. 1886
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1886 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
6.2 x 3.7 x 1.7 cm (2 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 11/16 in. )
It has the following markings
STERLING, illegible mark (possibly date symbol) stamped on front bezel; lion passant, anchor, G, 360 stamped on reverse bezel.
Cite this object as
Quail and Floral Decoration Matchsafe, ca. 1886; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 6.2 x 3.7 x 1.7 cm (2 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 11/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-43