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A 19th Century Gold Vesta Case
Located in Firenze, IT
A 19th century gold vesta case, with floral decoration, and set with sapphire and diamonds
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Late 19th Century British Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Gold

Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and enamel vesta case
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1890s British Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Boar Vesta Case
By Deakin & Francis
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare antique Victorian English sterling silver vesta case
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19th Century English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

1855 Antique Silver Shoe Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Russian silver vesta case in the form of a shoe; an
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1850s Russian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

1855 Antique Silver Shoe Vesta Case
1855 Antique Silver Shoe Vesta Case
H 0.9 in W 0.8 in D 3.1 in
Antique Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
By Steinhart & Co.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian sterling silver and enamel vesta case; an
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

Victorian Sterling Silver Horseshoe Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver vesta case in the form of a
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1870s English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mussel Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver Vesta case in the
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1860s Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver

1890s Antique French Silver Mussel Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique French silver vesta case in the form of a mussel; an
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Late 19th Century French Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

Edwardian English Sterling Silver Golf Vesta Case
By George Houston
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver vesta case with golfing interest
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Early 1900s English Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver

Victorian Sterling Silver and Erotica Enamel Vesta Case
By B&S, Birmingham 1
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and erotica enamel vesta case; an
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1880s English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver, Enamel

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
By George Wilkinson
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian sterling silver and enamel vesta case; an
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1880s British Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
By Rolason Brothers
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian sterling silver and enamel vesta case; an
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver, Enamel

Antique Dog Kennel Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
By George Heath
Located in Newark, England
Silver and Enamel Vesta Case. The Silver and Enamel Vesta Case of Novelty shape modelled as a Dog Kennel
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Late 19th Century English Art Nouveau Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver, Enamel

Antique Dog Kennel Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Antique Dog Kennel Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
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H 1.58 in W 1.38 in D 1.88 in
Antique Silver Golfing Match Safe, Vesta Case
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Golf Vesta case A round antique silver golfing match safe with striker on the bottom. The match
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Early 1900s English Sporting Art Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

Antique Silver Boot Vesta Case and Taper Holder
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Russian silver vesta case in the form of a boot, an
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1850s Russian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

Adie Brothers Ltd Antique 1920s Yellow Gold Vesta Case
By Adie Brothers
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English 9 karat yellow gold vesta case; an
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1920s English George V Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Gold

9k Yellow Gold Horace Woodward & Co Antique Vesta Case
By Horace Woodward & Co. Ltd.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English 9-carat yellow gold vesta case; an
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1910s British George V Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Gold

Antique French Gold and Enamel Vesta Case, circa 1900
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique French 14 karat gold and enamel vesta case, an addition
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Early 20th Century French Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Gold, Enamel

Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Vesta Case
By Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver vesta case; an
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique American 10k Rose Gold Vesta Case Circa 1910
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique American 10-karat rose gold vesta case. This
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1910s North American Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Gold

Antique Victorian 1900s Sterling Silver and Enamel Flag Vesta Case
By Joseph Walton
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian sterling silver and enamel flag vesta case
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Early 1900s English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver

George Houston Antique Edwardian 1906 Sterling Silver Vesta Case
By George Houston
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and collectable antique Edwardian English sterling silver vesta case with billiard interest
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Early 1900s English Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Combination Sovereign or Vesta Case
By Thomas Hayes
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
or vesta case, an addition to our diverse box and case collection. This exceptional antique
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Early 1900s British Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver, Silver

19th Century, 1897, Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
vesta case has a plain rectangular form. The body of the case is embellished with an impressive
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1890s English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Bear and Ragged Staff Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare antique Victorian English sterling silver vesta case
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19th Century English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Edwardian Hardwood Vesta Case with Shell Inlay, Circa 1900
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a very good quality hardwood Vesta case, dating to the late 19th / very early 20th Century
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Late 19th Century English Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Hardwood

Continental Sterling Vesta Case Modeled as a Shoe
Located in Montreal, QC
. In addition to the rubbed marks it has British import marks for 1896. We believe it is German. Vesta
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1890s German Late Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case by Lawrence Emanuel
By Lawrence Emanuel, Birmingham 1
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and enamel vesta case
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1890s British Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver, Enamel

English Sterling Silver Vesta Case, Chester Races, Hallmarked:-Sheffield 1898
By William Neale & Son Ltd
Located in York, GB
English sterling silver - VESTA CASE - CHESTER RACES. A full English hallmarks for Sheffield 1898
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1880s English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

Antique Punch and Judy Book Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Judy book vesta case; an addition to our range of collectable silver cases. This exceptional antique
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1880s British Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Enamel

Antique Dutch Silver Vesta Case in the Shape of an Officers Boot, circa 1870
Located in London, GB
Antique Dutch silver vesta case in the shape of an officers boot. Dated circa 1870. 833 standard
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1870s English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

Vintage Art Deco 9 Ct Gold Vesta Case, Pendant, Monogrammed
Located in NEWARK, GB
You really can't beat a fine vintage 9kt gold vesta case such as this magnificent and handsome
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Early 20th Century British Art Deco Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Gold, 9k Gold

19th Century Victorian Solid Silver Lighter & Vesta Case, London, c.1853
By Thornhill, Henry William Dee
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Antique mid-19th Century very rare Victorian solid silver vesta case and lighter, in a shape of a
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19th Century British Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

An antique silver vesta case of extra small proportions by William Hair Haseler
Located in Central England, GB
This fine silver vesta case is of an unusual rare small size. It measures Height 3.7cm x width
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1920s English Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Vesta Case with Enamel Portrait of Dog, W J Myatt & Co
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique sterling silver vesta case with enamel portrait of dog Made in Birmingham 1913 Maker: W J
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1910s British Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver

LOVELY ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SHAGREEN SHARK SKiN VESTA CASE FOR SMALL MATCHES ETC
Located in GB
Victorian circa 1880 Shargeen & Silver Vesta case for matches A very good looking, well made and decorative
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1880s European High Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver

Markowitsch & Scheid 1875 Mechanical Vesta Case In .900 Sterling With Niello
By Georg Adam Scheid
Located in Miami, FL
Mechanical vesta case designed by Michael Markowitsch & George Adam Scheid. Beautiful antique
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1870s Austrian High Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

French Art Nouveau Silver Cigarette Case By Charles Murat
Located in Portland, England
with a vesta case as a set where you would find marks for Charles Murat 'CM'. PERIOD: Circa 19th
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Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Box (1889)
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
; an addition to our range of collectable silver vesta boxes and cases. This exceptional antique
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1880s English Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

Antique Edwardian 1901 Sterling Silver Pig Vesta Box
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Edwardian vesta case is embellished with details replicating the features of the pig's skin and anatomical
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Early 1900s English Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Silver Combination Match Vesta & Snuff Box Francis Clark Birmingham 1846
By Francis Clarke
Located in Portland, OR
A good antique sterling silver combination snuff & vesta case, by the silversmith Francis Clark
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1840s English Early Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Tan Leather Case, circa 1910
Located in London, GB
, the ink pot and matching vesta case. Circa 1910. Dimensions: 37.5 cm/14¾ inches (width) x 31.75 cm/12
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1910s British Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Brass

Tan Leather Case, circa 1910
Tan Leather Case, circa 1910
H 5.63 in W 14.75 in D 12.5 in
Kellner Brothers Vienna 1885 Austrian Vesta Tinder Box In .800 Silver With Knife
Located in Miami, FL
Mechanical vesta case designed by the Kellner Brothers Beautiful antique fusee vesta tinder case
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1880s Austrian Late Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Travelling Or Carriage Lamp - London 1895
By Thomas Wheeler
Located in London, London
Silver Travelling Lamp, is in the Industrialist style, and features an integral vesta case and strike
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1890s English Industrial Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver

19th Century, Antique Victorian 1880 Sterling Silver Boar Vesta Box
By James Barclay Hennell
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
. This impressive antique vesta case is embellished with details replicating the features of the boar's
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1880s English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sterling Silver

Austro-Hungarian Empire 1880 Budapest Vesta Tinder Box In .900 Sterling Silver
Located in Miami, FL
An Austro-Hungarian mechanical vesta tinder case. Beautiful antique fusee vesta tinder case
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1880s Hungarian Empire Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Louis Kuppenheim 1900 Germany Neo Classic Vesta Oval Box In .900 Silver Pill Box
By Louis Kuppenheim
Located in Miami, FL
are very wanted. Vesta boxes Vesta cases are small portable boxes made to contain matches and keep
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Early 20th Century German Neoclassical Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

19th Century Novelty Smokers Companion Carriage
Located in London, by appointment only
lid encloses two compartments, with a pipe rack and vesta case to the front, and a drawer and faux
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19th Century English Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Oak

Shiebler Silver Match Safe in Gold Vermeil
By George W. Shiebler & Co.
Located in New York, NY
Exquisite Shiebler sterling silver match safe / vesta case in gold vermeil in beautiful leaf design
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Late 19th Century American Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Vermeil, Sterling Silver

Peter Hertz 1857 Denmark Vesta Cigar Cutter Lighter Box In .925 Sterling Silver
By Peter Hertz
Located in Miami, FL
Multifunctional vesta lighter box designed by Peter Hertz (1811-1885). Beautiful antique vesta
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1850s Danish Early Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Karl Rössler 1890 Austrian Vesta Tinder Box In .800 Silver 18Kt Gold And Niello
By Karl Rössler 1
Located in Miami, FL
Austro-Hungarian empire mechanical vesta tinder case made by Karl Rössler Beautiful antique fusee
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Late 19th Century Austrian Late Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Travelling German Cocktail Set Germany Circa 1920
Located in London, GB
compartment and fuselage cigar-case, further fitted with four plain cvlindrical ashtravs and vesta case with
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Early 20th Century German Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Leather

Asprey & Co. 1923 Birmingham Art Deco Hexagonal Vesta Box In 9Kt Yellow Gold
By Asprey London
Located in Miami, FL
Hexagonal vesta box designed by Asprey & Company. Very rare and unusual vesta matches box, created
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1920s English Art Deco Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Gold, 10k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique 18ct Rose Gold Double Albert Watch Chain, British Hallmarked, C-1900
Located in London, GB
accessories, such as a pocket-knife, a compass, a cigarette case, a vesta case, a fountain pen, and - for
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Early 1900s European Edwardian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

18k Gold, Rose Gold

Brass Vesta Match Case in the Shape of a Pig
Located in Delft, NL
A brass vesta match case in the shape of a pig A small vesta match case in brass. The small pig
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Late 19th Century European Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Brass

Antique Victorian 9 Karat Yellow Gold Miniature Vesta Match Case Birmingham 1897
Located in Portland, OR
A good antique miniature 9 Karat solid gold vesta match case, Birmingham, 1897. The vesta having a
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1880s Victorian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Gold

Antique Coromandel Gothic Revival Gilt Brass Strapwork Stationery Box
Located in London, GB
. The box has various compartments for pens, pencils and letters. It has a vesta case on the right hand
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1870s English Gothic Revival Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Brass

Swiss Black Forest Novelty Anvil Tobacco Jar Smokers Compendium
By Black Forest
Located in Newark, England
With Secret Compartments & Locks Cigar Cutter & Vesta Case From our Black Forest collection, we
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Early 1900s Swiss Jugendstil Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Metal

Napoleon Linder 1890 Paris Hinged Vesta Matches Box in Niello and .900 Silver
Located in Miami, FL
Vesta matches box designed by Napoleon Linder. Very rare hinged box, created in Paris France at
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Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

3 19th century Hand Made Treen Items, Powder, Perfume and Matches
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
, Glass perfume bottle in turned beech case and a beech vesta with brass hinge and matches The glove
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19th Century Georgian Antique Vesta Cases

Materials

Sycamore

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Antique Vesta Cases For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of antique vesta cases for sale on 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, silver and sterling silver, all antique vesta cases available were constructed with great care. Antique vesta cases have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century. Antique vesta cases made by Victorian designers — as well as those associated with Georgian — are very popular at 1stDibs. There have been many well-made antique vesta cases over the years, but those made by Sampson Mordan & Co., John Millward Banks and Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders and James Francis Hollings Shepherd are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Antique Vesta Cases?

Antique vesta cases can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $1,150, while the lowest priced sells for $125 and the highest can go for as much as $16,000.
Questions About Antique Vesta Cases
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Vesta cases or vesta boxes are small portable boxes to protect matches and make sure they stay dry, which is why they are also known as match safes. They are named after the Roman goddess of the hearth, Vesta.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    With a name borrowed from the Roman goddess for fire and the hearth, Vesta cases were used to store matches and protect them from getting wet. On 1stDibs, you can find a collection of Vesta cases from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Vesta cases were invented in the early 18th century, shortly after the 1826 advent of the friction “lucifer” matches, which could spontaneously ignite and even explode from friction. Vesta cases were developed to hold the matches to protect them from friction — and the match-holder from danger. Small and compact, these cases typically had a hinged lid and were usually made of gold or silver, and they ranged from very plain to highly ornate. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of vesta cases from top sellers worldwide.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A vesta case is a small box that’s designed to hold matches. The name Vesta is taken from the Roman goddess of the hearth. Interestingly, in the 1830s, friction matches became as popular as strike-anywhere matches. However, they were unstable and could combust at any time, so a case to hold and protect the individual matches was necessary. Shop a range of antique and vintage vesta cases on 1stDibs.