This is a c. 1895 brass match safe with a floral arrangement in a vase, the vase has a dragon design plus a small plant to the right of the vase. The design is the same on both sides. The match safe is approximately 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches with a striker to the bottom. Excellent condition with a strong lid spring, has a nice aged patina. This is an original period match safe and not a modern reproduction.
Floral design with dragon image match safe, Japanese, brass, c. 1895