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Match Safe

Made by: Ringe, Anna Carlovna

On view in: Adirondack Building

About this object

Match case is of apple green enamel over engine turning. The case has a chased leaf border top and bottom, and also at the base of the lid. Both lid and case have a division, the lid strip fits into a slot in the interior of the bottom. All the silver inside and outside is gilded.

Object name:
Match Safe
Made from:
Silver -- gilt -- enamel
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
overall __2 1/8" __7/8"
overall __5.40 CM __2.22 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK __88; kokoshnik facing left with AR in Cyrillic for assayer A. Rikhter (1898-1903) or Aleksandr Romanov (1903-1908); on base under enamel: A. R in Latin script forAnna Ringe; inside of lid: 88 and A. R in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 1990
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"