We are pleased to offer this lovely Early 19th Century, Ornamental Wall Pocket, Match Holder. The beautifully shaped back plate is a nice heavy brass with the pocket made in copper with a brass bottom, a finely soldered seam joins the two parts. All the edges are softly rounded to the touch, from years of polishing. It measures 7 3/4" tall by 3 3/4" wide, the pocket is 1 1/2' high. Condition is excellent with no bends or dings, it has obviously been well loved and cared for since the early 1800s, it would be lovely beside a fireplace where it could catch the flickering light of the flames. A truly rare find from England. Please be sure to click on photo for enlargement and more pictures so that you can really enjoy this lovely piece. Thank you for shopping with us and please take a minute or two to check out some of our other treasures, and come back to visit often, you are always welcome.
Item ID: a 952
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