This is an English Pottery Wall Hanging Match Safe / Match Holder with a Hunting Scene. This is a real beauty and it measures 3 & 3/4" tall and the open part where the matches are stored is 2 & 1/2" by 1 & 1/4". There are unglazed strikers to strike the matches on on both sides of this match holder. The back has a small hole so that it can be hung on the wall. There is a firing crack as shown in a close-up photo. This only shows from the back side and does not show from the front. The Hunting Scene has a group of hunters on horseback with their hunting dogs are probably riding after a Fox.
Antique Sterling Silver, Jewelry, Napkin Rings, Victorian Objects