This is a matchsafe. It was made by B. Neresheimer & Söhne and agent: Berthold Müller & Son. It is dated 1907–08 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
3.8 x 7.5 x 1 cm (1 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 3/8 in. )
It has the following markings
BM; gothic, lower case "n" in shield; illegible mark (possibly acorn with 2 leaves); .925; date letter "g", all stamped on tail.
Cite this object as
Fish Matchsafe; Made by B. Neresheimer & Söhne ; England; silver; 3.8 x 7.5 x 1 cm (1 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1236