May 24, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Howard Sterling Match Safe with Hidden Photo Compartment

American, late 19th century. A sterling silver match safe by Howard Sterling Co. with repoussé foliate decoration, one side featuring a hidden compartment for a photo under a floral engraved panel, the other engraved E. Holland / 33710353 (WWI serial no.), with match strike to underside, marked on interior rim; ht. 2.5, wd. 1.5 in.

Provenance:Property from the Match Safe Collection of David and Holiday Winfield, St. Louis, Missouri

Estimate: $500 - $700
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