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PRE-WWII Made In Japan Black Memorabilia Porcelain Match & Cigarette Holder - Smoking Collectible - Child on a clothes line post.

This offering is for a hand painted, Made In Japan, smoking memorabilia piece sometimes called Black Memorabilia or Black Americana. Japan's cottage industries manufactured little novelty holders of all kinds in the 1920's and 1930's. There were smoking collectibles like this, cigarette holders, match holders, toothbrush holders, pencil holders, cache pots with animals or children...........etc.

This holder is marked on the bottom and is impressed on the back with the makers mark but, I do not know the name of the Japanese company that made this or the name of the mark. The mark is shown in Carol White's "Made In Japan Ceramics, book III" on page 16. It is listed as an unknown mark. The mark name might be known as the fan mark but I imagine that would not be official. This novelty is pictured on page 162 in "Black Collectibles, Sold In America" authored by P. J. Gibbs, Copyright 1987.

No missing paint, dings, chips, or stains. There is a crack at the front right bottom (readily visible in pictures). There doesn't appear to be any trauma to that area, although you never know on a piece of this age, or it might be an age crack. The crack is about 1" long.

Size: 2-5/8" Tall X 3-5/8" long X 1-1/4" Wide.

Ready to go. Thanks for looking. Have a good day!

Item ID: TW-697


Pkg Wt. 8 oz. First Class Parcel to all 50 states. Sorry, no International shipping. Free Tracking and Insurance provided.

Vintage Black Memorabilia Novelty - Made In Japan - Match & Cigarette Caddy

$38 USD

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