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Filigree Shoe Matchsafe, late 19th century

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated late 19th century 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 Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

  • Shoe Horn (England), 1604
  • heat- and steam-shaped horn, with engraved and black-stained decoration.
  • Gift of Barbara Munves.
  • 2011-31-1

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Its dimensions are

6.2 x 3.4 x 1.7 cm (2 7/16 x 1 5/16 x 11/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Partially impressed 84 (?), illegible maker's mark, unidentified coat of arms all stamped on underside of lid.

Cite this object as

Filigree Shoe Matchsafe, late 19th century; silver; 6.2 x 3.4 x 1.7 cm (2 7/16 x 1 5/16 x 11/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-70

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