Match Safe


Serpentine-sided, rectangular case with side-hinged lid and applied decoration of a horse's head, facing right, on one side (hinge at right); other side is plain. Strike plate at bottom. Gold washed interior. Collar outside is struck on both sides with raised, open-eye trademark to left of "STERLING" in raised sans serif letters.

Date Made: 1896 - 1922

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Attleboro

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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.60.2153Catalog Number: 60.2153Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: match safe

Physical Description: silver (overall material)gold (interior wash material)Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; .9525 cm x 6.985 cm x 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_315736

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