Octagonal Halex box

Side view of a box showing the straight edges. Side view of a box showing the layered handle. Side view of a box showing the straight edges. Top view of a box showing the layered handle. Top view of a box showing the inner surafce of the lid. Side view of a box showing inner surface of the base. Underside view of a box showing the pearlised patterning.
Side view of a box showing the straight edges. Side view of a box showing the layered handle. Side view of a box showing the straight edges. Top view of a box showing the layered handle. Top view of a box showing the inner surafce of the lid. Side view of a box showing inner surface of the base. Underside view of a box showing the pearlised patterning.

Description

An 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
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Manufacturer

Inscriptions

inscribed: "HALEX" (base)

Object number

AIBDC : 006605SA

Date

1930 - 1939 (circa)

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Method

Dimensions
Width
120mm
Height
70mm
Depth
120mm

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