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Matchbox

Description

Lacquered match box w/ 3 Chinese figures around house in gilt decoration on lid. Scalloped side of lid. Box section attached to angled piece w/ striking strip.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
lacquering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Lacquered
lacquering
MATCHBOX
matchboxes
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1.75 x 3.5 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1963
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17822

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