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1907

  • Work on this object began.

1908

  • Work on this object ended.

1982

  • We acquired this object.

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Billiards Players Matchsafe, 1907–08

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated 1907–08 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

4.5 x 5.7 x .8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 5/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamped on bezel: A&B (unidentified maker's mark), anchor, lion passant, date letter "h".

Cite this object as

Billiards Players Matchsafe, 1907–08; England; silver; 4.5 x 5.7 x .8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 5/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-92

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