Cigar box

Object Number: 
2002.1.3660
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
23 x 9 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.
Description: 
A very large long wood cigar box printed with green paper wrapped borders and an elaborate black printed symbol with the words "Chiquita" below "H.K. & F.B. Thurber & Co.s" The top reads in black "The Great Chiquita", and inside the lid is a paper label with the company symbol above "Try Chiquita/ 5 Cent Cigar/ 100 for $5.00/ 1000 for $50.00".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group