Lighter

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-25193

Description

Tankard form lighter w/ slightly tapered cylindrical body and flat bottom. Rolled circular mouth. Hinged flat circular lid w/ cut-out to receive lighter. S-shaped strap handle w/ cutout to hang on wall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lighters (fire-making equipment)
accessories
sheet metal
brass (alloy)
Sheet Brass
LIGHTER

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Cape Cod Shop (Maker)

Location of Origin

MA, USA, Cape Cod

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

6.375 x 5.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.255

Places

Massachusetts (United States)