Match holder

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-19988

Description

Earthenware match holder; flat dish w/ cup-like holder; rust/orange color w/ evidence of chipping= blue color underneath.

Details

Descriptive Terms

match holders
earthenware
painting (coating)
Earthenware
Painted
HOLDER, MATCH

Inscription

Impressed on bottom of holder: ""U & U/ 627""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

U & U (Maker)

Dimensions

3.625 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.576