Match case

Match case
Match case
Title
Match case
Date 
ca. 1932
Medium 
Platinum
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 6 x 4.1 x 1 cm ) Silver Weight: 1 oz (troy) 7 dwt (42 g)
Description 
Seamed platinum match case; rectangular body with a rounded base; hinge divides the base in half; spring-loaded oval button in the top center opens the case; interior center engraved with the Von Kienbusch family arms, shield with a vert fess across the center between nine pierced mullets, two in chief and four over three in base, shield surmounted by an armor helmet and a man in Colonial dress with a gun in bend behind, shield surrounded by foliate scrolls; makers' marks stamped on the button mechanism.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Robert Hershey
Object Number 
1975.34b
Marks 
engraved: center interior: the Von Kienbusch family arms, shield with a vert fess across the center between nine pierced mullets, two in chief and four over three in base, shield surmounted by an armor helmet and a man in Colonial dress with a gun in bend behind, shield surrounded by foliate scrolls stamped: on the button: "PLAT/ TIFFANY & CO"
Gallery Label 
This match case was given to Mr. C. Otto von Kienbusch by his wife. It was later given to the donor by Mr. Kienbusch.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group