A nice little piece of Wedgewood Jasperware, this is a match/vesta holder. It's of a cylindrical form with a curved foot. It's in dipware, soldi white Jasper with a cobalt blue dip.
There are three white reliefs on the side (into which the cobalt blue has bled slightly) and a laurel leaf border at the base.
Size: 2.5" tall, 1.875" in diameter at the top, 2.675" at the foot.
Condition: two 0.25 flake chips to bottom edge, one nick to the blue dip at the rim.
Mark: impressed WEDGWOOD ENGLAND on the bottom, which dates this piece to 1890-1910. The bottom also has ridges which can be used to strike (a strike-on-anything) match.
Item ID: 4160