Rikyu

Object Number: 
2007.6.274
Date: 
ca. 1960-1990
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
1 x 1 7/8 in (2.6 x 4.8 cm)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; Japanese characters in brown on front; "ADMATCH CORP., NEW YORK PRODUCT OF JAPAN" in brown on manumark; "(212) 799-7847" in brown on saddle; "Rikyu/210 Columbus Ave./N.Y.C. 10023" in brown below white diamond divided into four diamonds on brown circle within brown and white frame on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group