Match holder: shape of a motor car

Object Number: 
1953.685
Date: 
1900-1915
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 4 7/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 7 x 12.4 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Blue pressed lead glass match holder in the form of an open-topped motor car; trim around lower portion is a fine grid, possibly for use as a striking pad.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group