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Match holder

Description

Ceramic hanging match container w/ painted heron and purple hanging ribbon; round shape; front painted yellow w/ black heron, black plants, and white tree; backing is brown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
Heron
heron
HOLDER, MATCH
match holders
Painted
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2309
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18216

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