Matchbox

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12725

Description

Gilt-colored cast metal rectanguloid box with a scrolled, raised motif on edges. Sits on four bracket feet. Hinged lid is stepped with central scrolled vine motif. Inside, it is undecorated.

Details

Descriptive Terms

matchboxes
gilding
white metal
scrollwork
vines
Unidentified Metal
Gilded
Vine
Scrolled
Raised
MATCHBOX

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.75 x 3.5 x 2.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1829