Rikyu

Object Number: 
2007.6.263
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in (3.8 x 4.7 cm)
Description: 
Tan cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; Japanese characters in brown on front; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE ON BACK" in brown on footer; "210 Columbus Ave./N.Y.C. 10023" in brown on sleeve; "FAN BROS. INC. 718-729-4242" in brown on manumark; "(212) 799-7922" in brown on saddle; "Rikyu" in brown below a diamond divided into four diamonds, within a brown circle and outlined frame, on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group