I am listing a number of my collection of match safes (vestas). You may have gotten a sense that I really like to aim for the best examples of whatever I collect. This Tiffany silver match safe is a fine example. The stylized repoussé fern and foliate decoration to front and reverse is marvelous.
Maaker: Tiffany & Co., New York, New York.
Marks: TIFFANY & CO., STERLING, MAKERS
Size: 2-1/4 inches high (5.7 cm)
Weight: 1.1 ounces
This match safe has stylized repoussé fern and foliate decoration to front and reverse, gilt interior, hinged lid, match strike to bottom.
Condition: Minor surface scratching, losses to gilding
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