DescriptionAN AMERICAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT MATCH BOX HOLDER, Carter, Howe & Co., New York, New York, circa 1900
Marks: PAT. JAN. 12. 09., STERLING, C (within arrow), MADE FOR TIFFANY & CO.
2-1/2 inches high (6.4 cm)
1.54 troy ounces
The match box holder with acid etched foliate design to either side, cartouche to front, with cigarette paper holder to terminal end, cigarette cutter to side, with silver gilt blade, match strike to side, thumb press to reverse terminal end.
With surface scratches commensurate with age.
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