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Match or toothpick holders (2)

Object Number: 
1953.666ab
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
overall: 2 1/2 x 3 x 1 7/8 in.
Description: 
Two pressed lead glass match or toothpick holders in the shape of a basket with bird beside it; basket has two loop handles and is twice as tall as the small, round bird; 1953.666a is blue and 1953.666b is amber.
Gallery Label: 
This novelty was made to be used for matches or toothpicks (see publications).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group