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1907

  • Work on this object began.

1908

  • Work on this object ended.

1982

  • We acquired this object.

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"Dinna Forget" Matchsafe, 1907–08

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by J. Cook & Sons. It is dated 1907–08 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is silver, enamel. 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

4.5 x 3.2 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

A lion passant and date mark ("h") are stamped on outside front of lid. "J.C. & S", an anchor, lion passant, and date mark ("h") are stamped on bezel. A lion passant is stamped on link.

Cite this object as

"Dinna Forget" Matchsafe, 1907–08; Manufactured by J. Cook & Sons ; England; silver, enamel; 4.5 x 3.2 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-119

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