This is a c. 1890 French match safe with an applied copper tavern scene on a brass match safe. The scene shows a tavern with a number of figures. There are two men at a table, one has raised his glass in a toast and the other holds his glass on the table but his head is turned to see the waitress who is passing. She carries a tray, and has a dog at her feet. There is another man just coming through the door. The striker is on one end.
Country of Origin: France.
Medium: The vesta is brass with an applied copper scene.
Size: Approximately 1 1/4 x 2 7/8 inches.
Condition: Very Good to Excellent.
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