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1905

  • Work on this object ended.

1982

  • We acquired this object.

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Woman in Barrel Smoking Matchsafe, ca. 1895

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1895 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

6 x 4.1 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

STERLING stamped on front and reverse bezels.

Cite this object as

Woman in Barrel Smoking Matchsafe, ca. 1895; USA; silver; 6 x 4.1 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-36

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