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Match holder

Object Number: 
1953.659
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Blue pressed lead glass match holder in the form of a saddle on a barrel; deep cylindrical well extends from center of saddle down through barrel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group