Tong Fu

Object Number: 
2007.6.259
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
2 1/8 x 1 7/8 in (5.4 x 4.8 cm)
Description: 
Cream cardboard matchbook with front striker; white abstract pattern all over; gold silhouette of a seated figure holding a flower and a monkey and wearing an exotic headdress behind "TONG FU/RESTAURANT & BAR" in gold on the front; "TF" in cream in a white circle in the middle of white abstract patterns on reverse; white interior with "6-7-11 Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo/Tel.403 3527" in black.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group