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Matchbox, one of three

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The rectangular matchboxes are made from silver and have applied plaques in pale jade openwork. This box has a rectangular plaque with a figure on it. The sides are open for the insertion of a matchbox.

Category:
silverwork
Made from:
Silver -- jade
Made in:
CHINA (jade); USA (silver)
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
3.8 × 5.9 cm (1 1/2 × 2 5/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.600.2
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on side: Yamanaka Sterling
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973