This is a lovely William B Kerr Match Safe. It has engraved foliate and scrolled decoration on the front and back. It has a monogram in a shield on the front. It is very good condition with a dent on the side shown in one of the photos. Size 2.1/2" x 1.3/4" and weights 1.36 troy oz. Circa 1890. The inside rim has Kerr's maker's mark Sterling and 3097.
William B. Kerr, The William B. Kerr Co. was established in Newark, New Jersey in 1855. They were manufacturers of fine quality jewelry, flatware and hollowware.
William Kerr Foliate Engraved Sterling Silver Match Safe