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Matchbox

Object Number: 
1920.69
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 4.8 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: in cat's eye medallion on lid: "A X M"
Description: 
Rectangular box with hinged door, rounded sides with domed ends with incised borders (resembling stitching and a cat's eye lozenge with monogram.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group