Translucent lidded box

Side view of a lidded box showing the straight sides and rounded corners. Side view of a lidded box showing the straight sides and rounded corners. Side view of a lidded box showing the straight sides and rounded corners. Side view of a lidded box showing the straight sides and rounded corners. Top view of a lidded box showing the mottled patterning to the material. Top view of a lidded box showing the inner surface of the lid. Top view of a lidded box showing the inner surface of the base. Underside view of a lidded box showing the mattled patterning of the material.
Side view of a lidded box showing the straight sides and rounded corners. Side view of a lidded box showing the straight sides and rounded corners. Side view of a lidded box showing the straight sides and rounded corners. Side view of a lidded box showing the straight sides and rounded corners. Top view of a lidded box showing the mottled patterning to the material. Top view of a lidded box showing the inner surface of the lid. Top view of a lidded box showing the inner surface of the base. Underside view of a lidded box showing the mattled patterning of the material.

Description

A small, translucent rectangular lidded box, circa 1920s, made from this sheets of thermoformed cellulose nitrate. The lid of the box has several small holes which are though to be where a metal monogram, possibly silver, may have once been attached. The box is cream in colour with slight brown marbeling.
Designers & Manufacturers
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Manufacturer

Object number

AIBDC : 006620SA

Date

1920 - 1929 (circa)

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Method

Dimensions
Width
75mm
Height
20mm
Depth
55mm

Colour