Wendy Hamilton Antiques

SOLD  American Cast Iron Match Safe Wall Holder Devil Or Bacchus

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hammiWendy Hamilton Antiques is located in Collingwood, Ontario

AMERICAN CAST IRON MATCH SAFE WALL HOLDER DEVIL OR BACCHUS
This cast iron match safe has a single open top match safe compartment. It is decorated with a bearded, horned figure. Grape leaves and vines form the openwork background.
The figure on the match safe is either the devil or Bacchus, the God of wine.
It is stamped on the back 'COZZI' # 3.
Condition: As found, no breaks or repairs.
Approximate Dimensions: (H) 6", (W) 4".
Reference: Collectible Match Holders by J & F Hunting p.73