Harem Scene Matchsafe, 1903–04
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by John William Barrett. It is dated 1903–04 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is gold, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
5 x 4.3 x 1.2 cm (1 15/16 x 1 11/16 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
JWB, crown, 18, anchor, date letter "d", all stamped on bezel; crown, 18 stamped on interior of lid; partial marks on link.
Cite this object as
Harem Scene Matchsafe, 1903–04; Manufactured by John William Barrett ; England; gold, enamel; 5 x 4.3 x 1.2 cm (1 15/16 x 1 11/16 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-854