Turquoise Matrix Hinged Silver Match Box - c.1900
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The rectangular body with a continuous meandering floral border to three edges. The fourth with a ridged edge suitable for match striking.
The hinged lid set with a raised and inset turquoise matrix.
The underside similarly finished.
Weighs approx 75 grams.
A very pretty and tactile box.
corner of hinged lid bent (see images)
otherwise all good
Measures; 2 1/4" ( 5.6 cm ) L
1 3/8" ( 3.6 cm ) W
3/4" ( 2.0 cm ) D
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