Auntie Yuan

Object Number: 
2007.6.121 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 black background; printed on the front and reverse white design emblem of text "AUNTIE / YUAN” with the image of a caligraphy brush stroke above which appears two red seals; printed on the manumark "212-744-4040 / 1191A FIRST AVENUE NEW YORK CITY 10021 / ADMATCH CORP / NEW YORK / PRODUCT / OF JAPAN”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group