This is a c. 1890 figural match safe in the shape of an elephant head. The match safe is brass with glass eyes and tusks made from the original type material. Its 2 x 1 1/8 inches with a striker to the bottom. Its in excellent condition with a strong lid spring, has a nice mellow aged patina.
Figural elephant head match safe with real tusks and glass eyes, c. 1890