This is a c. 1900 match safe with a thistle and leaf motif, both sides the same. The bezel is marked "Sterling", "B417" and the maker's mark for Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, RI. Its approximately 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 inches with a "V" striker to the bottom. Excellent condition with a strong lid spring, has corned dent. It's a heavy match safe weighing 1.2 ounces.
Thistle and leaf motif match safe, sterling by Gorham Mfg. Co., c. 1900