Paisley Decoration Matchsafe, ca. 1880
This is a Matchsafe. It was made by Tiffany & Co.. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is silver, copper, niello. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
6.5 x 3.4 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in. )
It has the following markings
TIFFANY & Co, 3352 M (then a number concealed partially with old dab of yellow enamel, see Notes card for details) STERLING SILVER.
Cite this object as
Paisley Decoration Matchsafe, ca. 1880; Made by Tiffany and Co. (United States); USA; silver, copper, niello; 6.5 x 3.4 x 1.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-56
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.