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Lutece

Object Number: 
2007.6.110 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 crème background; printed on the front in pink design emblem of text "Luctece” and "RESTAURANT / 249 East 50th Street . New York City / TELEPHONE 752-2225"; printed on the reverse an image of pink roses growing on the stem design emblem; printed on the rim "ANDRE SOLTNER CHEF-PROPIETAIRE MEILLEUT OUVRIER DE FRANCE" printed on the manumark below the striker "AMERICAN ACE TM BY UNIVERSAL MATCH CORP. / NEW YORK” and the logo of a flame.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group