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Matchsafe (England), 1902

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated 1902 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 x 6 x 1cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 3/8in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped with a lion passant and lower case Roman "g" in rectangular shields with shaped bracket at bottom, on front of cover

Cite this object as

Matchsafe (England), 1902; silver; H x W x D: 6 x 6 x 1cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 3/8in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-114

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