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Medium:
Lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl and various stones
Dimensions:
4.2 x 6.4 x 1.6 cm (1 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 5/8 in. )
Type:
containers
Decorative Arts
Matchsafe
Object Name:
Matchsafe
Made in:
Europe
Date:
late 19th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Rectangular, rounded corners, in book form, featuring central oval reserve with various inlaid stones, inscribed horizontally "Marienbad"; reserve framed by mother-of-pearl floral decoration; book spine or bottom side embellished with mother-of-pearl decorative motif; reverse features mother-of-pearl floral sprig . Flip-top lid on simple metal pin on right side. Striker on top and left sides.
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener
Accession Number:
1982-23-60
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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/kq440562327-c705-4352-adc0-72d75fb61946
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1982-23-60