This attractive sterling silver match safe depicts in fine detail repoussé the beautiful coiled motion of a serpent on front and continuing on verso. A magnificent red stone illuminates the eye of the serpent making this antique match safe more alluring. The match strike is on the bottom.
Marks: C (within arrow), STERLING
This unique Carter & Howe match safe from circa 1890 is in excellent condition, weighing 31.36 grams, and measuring 65 mm x 37 mm x 12 mm.