French Porcelain Paris Cafe Absinthe Match Striker Holder Pyrogene Ceramic For SaleCafe Paris
French Porcelain Cafe Match Holder and Striker
Marked, "Absinthe au Comptoir 25Cts", Biere, Anisette, Rhum, Cognac, Vin
Marked on bottom: Muse de France, Bonnecaze et Cie, Porcelaine
A beautifully reproduced porcelain French Match Striker. The rough surface of its base allows you to light the strike-anywhere match ( not included) with confidence and style. Its charming decorations are all faithful to the antique Café Paris original. It will bring a bit of the French Bistro into your world. Sits 3 1/4" high and measures 3 1/4" across base. Made in and imported from France.
Porcelain matchstrikers, known as "Pyrogene" after one of the major manufacturers, were a feature of every French bistrottable. Many carried advertising for the leading alcohol marques. The striking surface was usually porcelain.
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