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Vintage Ceramic Advertising Match Holder Striker for Keens English Chop House

  • $ 17500

Vintage English advertising ceramic match striker and holder. Vintage 1930's, 1940's restaurant match strike made for Keens English chop house. This most likely dates from the 1920's- 1940's. Keens Chophouse opened independently in 1885 under the ownership of Albert Keen, by then a noted figure in the Herald Square Theatre District and is now known as Keens Steakhouse in New York . This match striker was an integral part of the establishment as it housed a large number of warden pipes belonging to some very famous patrons of the restaurant. This piece was part of a large collection purchased from a match strike and inkwell collector recently.

Marked on top: Keens English Chop House
Marked on base: custom made for Keens English Chop House

This would suit any living room or smoking parlor, be used on a dining room table as a toothpick or candle holder when entertaining. A great housewarming or early holiday gift idea.


Match holder measures 5.75" diameter by 4" tall and weighs 1lb 14oz


This match holder is in good condition considering age and use - please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description.


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