2007.52.41

Cigar Box
1996
6 in HIGH x 9.5 in WIDE x 7.75 in DEEP
(15.24 cm HIGH x 24.13 cm WIDE x 19.68 cm DEEP)
2007.52.41

IMPORTED FROM / CUESTA-REY / INTERNATIONAL / Hand Made In Republica Dominicana / 25 CIGARS (printed on bottom); [illegible writing in cursive] 996" (handwritten in pencil on bottom)
A Legacy of Art: The Ted and Ruth Nash Collection, OMCA, August 24 - December 30, 2007

Wooden cigar box covered everywhere but on bottom with beads. Box (A) top and inside are green, black, red, white, and gold. Design on top of lid has a man with a hat and tobacco leaves and says, "REPUBLICA DOMINICANA" at top. Background is green and there are black dots on box sides. Interior is white and center of lid interior has a red oval with a gold band in center. There is a brass colored metal clasp at front of box and brass colored hinges on back. Box contains seven brown beaded cigars (B-H) with red and white 'wrappers.' The lid to box is permanently propped open to display the cigars.
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