Match Safe

Match Safe

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Description
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".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
match safe
date made
1890 - 1915
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
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
ID Number
DL.60.2145
catalog number
60.2145
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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