Match or toothpick holder

Object Number: 
1953.660
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on bottom: "SAFETY/NIGHT LIGHT CO." impressed: on sides; "STARS & STRIPES"
Description: 
Green pressed lead glass match holder; bulbous body; sides composed of four panels, two with American shields and two with star medallions inscribed "STARS & STRIPES; four feet; impressed maker's mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group