The Kitano

Object Number: 
2007.6.125 ab
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 green background; printed on the front in embossed gold emblem of text "THE KITANO / NEW YORK” below a gold embossed design emblem of an angle with a sword; printed on the reverse in embossed gold "66 PARK AVENUE / NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10016 / 212 -885- 7000"; printed on the manumark "MARYLAND MATCH / (800) 423 -0013 / PRODUCT / OF JAPAN”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group