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Boot ornament

Object Number: 
INV.657
Date: 
1875-1910
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 6.7 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Cast pewter match holder in the shape of a boot with large buckle mounted on a low, rectangular stand; leg of boot is conical and slightly flaring to hold matches, and stand is grooved for striking matches.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group