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Match holder

Object Number: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm )
impressed: on bottom: "T.G. W./86"
Cast ceramic match holder composed of a full statuette of a soldier standing in front of a covered match box in the form of a woven trunk with removable lid with ridged striker on interior and all glazed dark brown.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this statutette may be Garibaldi or General Grant.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John B. Walker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group