Bird Motif Matchsafe, 1870–80
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Huntley, Boorne, & Stevens. It is dated 1870–80 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated tin, printed , gilded. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
4.6 x 3 x 1.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Cite this object as
Bird Motif Matchsafe, 1870–80; Manufactured by Huntley, Boorne, & Stevens ; England; plated tin, printed , gilded; 4.6 x 3 x 1.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-571