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Antique Japanese Match Safe or Vesta, CA.1890
This Brass Match Safe or Vesta features an Exotic Bird below a Full Moon and Bamboo Landscape.
There is a Striker Plate on the bottom...and the Decor of the Bird & Moon is the same on both sides. These Match Safes were made for Export in the late Victorian Period...CA.1890's.
This example shows good color..there are a few petite lite scuffs on one side, but overall in good condition. This petite Match Safe is aporox. 1.8" high x 1.2"wide, and includes a few original Vesta Matches.
An interesting "Japanesque" Vesta for your collection... Please view the other antique Vestas that I have listed.....
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