French Porcelain Paris Cafe Absinthe Match Striker Holder Pyrogene Ceramic
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French Porcelain Paris Cafe Absinthe Match Striker Holder Pyrogene Ceramic:
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.
CAREFULLY PACKED, SHIPPED ASAP!