Brass Monkey Vesta Case Antique c1900

Phillip Brough (Lomond Antiques)

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A superb brass monkey Vesta match case a small portable box made to contain matches and keep them dry. They take their name from the Roman goddess of fire and the hearth. This beautifully detailed example features a bee. Highly collectable.

Dimensions: height 6.5cm or 2.5 inches; width 4.5cm or 1.75 inches; depth 1cm or 0.3 inch.
Weight: 59 grams or 38 pennyweight.