Match holder

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Object Name: 
Match holder
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.350
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.3 cm, L: 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed. Shell shaped; the matches fit in hollow snail-shell receptacle which is held up by a frog pulling it; oval base resembles earth.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees Collection, Former Collection
Webster, Elizabeth Voorhees, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Early American Pressed Glass (Rev. Ed.) (1960) pl. 127 (#2, right); BIB# 112119
Early American Pressed Glass (3rd Ed.) (1933) pl. 127 (#3, right); BIB# 29781
Early American Pressed Glass (15th ed.) (1933) pl. 127 (#2, right); BIB# 97513
Early American Pressed Glass (16th ed.) (1933) pl. 127 (#2, right); BIB# 76785
Early American Pressed Glass (1st Ed.) (1931) pl. 127 (#2, right); BIB# 27854