The Pursuit of Happiness

Object Number: 
2007.6.219
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in (0.6 x 5.6 x 4.7 cm)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbox with inner box and striker; stylized pink, blue, and green lotus flowers above "The Pursuit of Happiness" in pink in a semi-circle on top; "ENCORE SALES/NEW YORK" at one end and "PRODUCT/OF JAPAN" at the other, all in pink, on side; "101 West 53rd Street/New York, N.Y. 10019/(212) 977-9898" in pink on bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group