Matchbox

Object Number: 
INV.725
Date: 
ca. 1875
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 4 1/2 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 11.4 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
molded: on backplate in relief: "PATENTED JULY 16 78"
Description: 
Hinged lid matchbox, painted green with molded backplate with three round holes; image of standing lion decoupaged on top of lid; front side stenciled "MATCHES."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group