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"Cairo 93" Matchsafe, ca. 1893

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1893 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is patinated brass. 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: 6.9 x 3 x 1.3cm (2 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2in.)

It has the following markings

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"Cairo 93" Matchsafe, ca. 1893; patinated brass; H x W x D: 6.9 x 3 x 1.3cm (2 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-151

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