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Match holder: open coach, blue

Object Number: 
1953.622
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 4.1 x 7 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Blue pressed lead glass match holder in the form of an open coach without a horse; underside has fine grid pattern, possibly for use as striking pad.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group