Antique French enameled allumettes match box container, light blue shades, raised decor of stripes, allumettes match box signed BB Austria, earely 1900’s.
Very lovely antique French enameled allumettes box, match box – holder for kitchen, raised pattern of thin stripes and shades of light blue, gilded fillets and lettering “Allumettes” (Matches) in pale blue/grey, the allumettes box, match box is signed BB, pattern n. 3438, signature used by manufactury Société Austria, early 1900’s.
This kind of match holders were used in every kitchen in the past times, they were necessary to keep the matches to light fires in stoves and fireplaces….
HOW TO USE IT:
This antique French enameled allumettes box is really a small jewel, it would be a great addition to your collection of antique French enamelware, of course it’s ready to hang in your kitchen and it would immediately bring a very special French charme to your interior decoration!
Good conditions, enamel is clean and bright, some rusty dings around the vertical part and around the lid edge and base, interior is in good conditions and bottom is intact.
5 1/2″ (14 cm) by 3 1/8″ (8 cm), 7 1/8″ (18 cm) tall.