Board, chopping; Ballonoff Home Products; 1970s; 2010.424


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Board, chopping

About this object

Chopping board; a rectangular, metal kitchen board printed in green and blue with an advertisement for cinnamon. The text reads: 'Bangkok Bau / Brand / 100% Pure Ground / Cinnamon / We've Been Adding Spice To Life / Since 1867' and is decorated with images of a three-masted sailing ship, a tree and decorative borders.
The reverse is lined with cardboard and printed: 'Another Genuine Stove and Counter Mat, by Ballonoff...Ballonoff Home Products, Cleveland Ohio, Made in USA'
This board is part of a collection of kitchen products made by Ballonoff in the 1970s, imitating 1800s advertising material.


Ballonoff Home Products

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

North and Central America, United States, Ohio, Cleveland

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal; processed material, paper, cardboard.

Inscription and Marks

Printed: 'Bangkok Bau / Brand / 100% Pure Ground / Cinnamon / We've Been Adding Spice to Life / Since 1867'


l 505mm x w 430mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, the house

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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