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Umeda Restaurant

Umeda Restaurant
Title
Umeda Restaurant
Date 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions 
outer box: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 1 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 in white design emblem calligraphy brush work next to kanji text; printed on the reverse design emblem of a person flying out of a bottle and "SAKE BAR"; printed on the manumark "UMEDA RESTUARANT / 102 East 22nd Street, New York, N.Y. 10010 Phone: (212) 505-1550 / RINGO INT'L / NEW YORK, NY”.
Credit Line 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Object Number 
2007.6.124 ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group