Gorham Mfg. Co.

American Japonisme Silver Match Safe

1886

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Description

American Japonisme sterling silver match safe.

  • Made by Gorham in Providence in 1886.
  • Rectilinear with hinged cover.
  • Concave underside with strike.
  • On front and back is chased head of a Japanese oni (鬼), a folkloric figure.
  • Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol and number 390.
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Wear and patination consistent with age and handling.

Dimensions
Height: 1.63 inches / 4.14 cm
Width: 1.38 inches / 3.51 cm
Depth: 0.5 inches / 1.27 cm
Materials
Sterling Silver
Period
Belle Époque, Victorian
Decorative Style
Traditional Style, Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
United States
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