This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated 1894 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
5.5 x 3.6 x 1.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 7/16 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Lion passant, anchor, uppercase gothic "G", STERLING all stamped on bezel. Reverse bezel: 1894 date mark, 950.
Cite this object as
Fishnet Matchsafe; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 5.5 x 3.6 x 1.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 7/16 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-151