DescriptionA SHREVE & CO. 14K GOLD AND GOLD QUARTZ MATCH SAFE, San Francisco, California, circa 1890
2-1/4 inches high (5.7 cm)
2.00 troy ounces
The match safe inlaid with gold quartz with strong green tones framing a diamond-form cartouche to front, gold quartz panel to verso with white tones within chased decorative borders, gold quartz segmented borders to the sides, lid inset with gold quartz, match strike to bottom.
Small indent to the cartouche, two small dents to the tops of the lid, one tiny chip to the bottom corner of the rectangular piece of stone on the back, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age.
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