Sekku

Object Number: 
2007.6.28
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Silver, black and white cardboard matchbook printed "sekku" on the front below a graphic design of a trisected square; on the reverse "sekku / Japanese / Restaurant / 343 Lexington Ave. / (Bet. 39 & 40) / New York, NY 10016" is printed; the saddle is printed with the phone number "(212) 697-9020" and the manumark is printed "RINGO INT'L (212) NY-RINGO"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group