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Medium:
rolled, cut and engraved brass
Type:
containers
Decorative Arts
Matchsafe
Object Name:
Matchsafe
Made in:
USA or England
Date:
late 19th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Rectangular, rounded sides, featuring word/picture rebus, inscribed "I Am W.W. King, Who The [Devil] Are You", with incised image of devil with pitchfork that appears after "The" and before "Are" in text. Reverse inscribed with monogram WWK. Thin, flat lid hinged on upper left. Striker on bottom.
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener
Accession Number:
1980-14-1095
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c294a3a2-536d-48d3-befa-5a8e283be3d6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1980-14-1095