Matchbox

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-17822

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

Descriptive Terms

matchboxes
lacquering
wood (plant material)
Lacquered
MATCHBOX

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

1.75 x 3.5 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1963