Scarce COON CHICKEN INN metal figural toothpick or match holder, made of metal. The top of the hat is hollow to hold toothpicks or stick matches.
It is about 3 1/2 inches tall and base is approx. This piece was part of a large collection of Black Americana from an estate. The Coon Chicken Inn was a fried-chicken restaurant chain located on the Old Bothell Highway on the outskirts of the Seattle city limits, in what is today the Lake City neighborhood of Seattle. The restaurant was famous for its ubiquitous logo of a "Coon, " or a caricatured African American male.
Despite protests from the African American community, the Seattle branch remained open until late 1949. Please view the many pictures provided as the most.Fit and color are not guaranteed. Many pictures are provided of the actual item you will receive.
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Items are pre-owned unless otherwise stated, may have minor imperfections. Thanks so much and Best of Luck! The item "Vintage COON CHICKEN INN Metal Figural TOOTHPICK MATCH Holder Black Americana" is in sale since Sunday, April 5, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Figures & Sculptures". The seller is "supertreasures" and is located in Anacortes, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.