Japonica

Object Number: 
2007.6.193
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in. (5.7 x 4.8 x 0.5 cm) inner box: 2 1/16 x 1 13/16 x 1/8 in. (5.2 x 4.6 x 0.3 cm)
Description: 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with black background; printed on the front and reverse in white is the design of the plumb blossom design emblem and the text "Japonica / 243-7752"; printed on the manumark "90 UNIVERSITY PLACE / (BET. 11-12th ST.) N.Y.C. / ADMATCH CORP / NEW YORK /PRODUCT / OF JAPAN”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group