Halex trinket box

Side view of a trinket box showing the long side and integral foot. Side view of a trinket box showing the short side and integral foot. Side view of a trinket box showing the long side and integral foot. Side view of a trinket box showing the short side and integral foot. Top view of a trinket box showing the layered knob on the lid. Top view of a trinket box showing the inner surface of the lid. Top view of a trinket box showing the inner surface of the pot. Underside view of a trinket box showing the full base foot.
Side view of a trinket box showing the long side and integral foot. Side view of a trinket box showing the short side and integral foot. Side view of a trinket box showing the long side and integral foot. Side view of a trinket box showing the short side and integral foot. Top view of a trinket box showing the layered knob on the lid. Top view of a trinket box showing the inner surface of the lid. Top view of a trinket box showing the inner surface of the pot. Underside view of a trinket box showing the full base foot.

Description

An extended octagonal, lidded trinket box thermoformed from 3 layers of cellulose nitrate sheet. The decorative effect is created by pressing together random pieces of cellulose nitrate sheet. This green box is Art Deco in style and was manufactured by Halex c. 1930s.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "Halex. Made in England" (base)

Object number

AIBDC : 005858

Date

1930 - 1939 (circa)

Country

Dimensions
Height
55mm
Depth
78mm

Colour