Antique Bulldog Match Holder & Match Striker
Victorian wall mounted match holder. Antique match holder and striker in the guise of a barrel and a bulldog. Mounted as 3 separate pieces onto a backboard it is suspended on its original chain for wall hanging. The bulldog was meant as a deterrent to ward off inquisitive children from playing with matches if they could reach them. the match holder barrel is made from wood whereas the dog is cast in metal. A great display item which has the added bonus of being functional.
A great addition to your vintage kitchen, bulldog collection or match strike collection. This would make a great unique gift for a birthday, housewarming or Christmas.
Item measures 9.75 inches long by 4 inches wide by 2 inches deep and weighs 9.6 oz.
In good usable condition with light signs of use commensurate with age (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).
Shop Ref: Box No.4
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