Match Safe


Rounded rectangular case with side-hinged lid covered in overlapping, round-edged and veined, repousse leaves, out of which a frog pops its head on one side. Crosshatched strike plate at bottom. Gold washed interior. Collar struck incuse above frog with a trademark "S" in winged oval, "STERLING" in sans serif letters and "78".

Date Made: 1890 - 1915

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Brooklyn

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2145Catalog Number: 60.2145Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: match safe

Physical Description: silver (overall material)gold (interior wash material)Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 6.6675 cm x 3.4925 cm


Record Id: nmah_315728

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