Carvacraft sponge holder

Side view of a desk sponge holder showing the semi-circular moulded pattern. Side view of a desk sponge holder showing the semi-circular moulded pattern. Side view of a desk sponge holder showing the semi-circular moulded pattern. Side view of a desk sponge holder showing the semi-circular moulded pattern. Top view of a desk sponge holder showing the scortch marks. Underside view of a desk sponge holder showing the cut marks on the base. Close view of a desk sponge holder showing the moulded inscription on the base.
Side view of a desk sponge holder showing the semi-circular moulded pattern. Side view of a desk sponge holder showing the semi-circular moulded pattern. Side view of a desk sponge holder showing the semi-circular moulded pattern. Side view of a desk sponge holder showing the semi-circular moulded pattern. Top view of a desk sponge holder showing the scortch marks. Underside view of a desk sponge holder showing the cut marks on the base. Close view of a desk sponge holder showing the moulded inscription on the base.

Description

This amber coloured desk sponge holder (for moistening stamps) is made of cast phenolic and has art deco style carved edges. It was designed by Charles Boynton for John Dickinson and Company Ltd, 1948-1951.
Designers & Manufacturers
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Inscriptions

"Carva craft made in britain a Dickinson product. " (underside)

Object number

AIBDC : 006950

Date

1948 - 1951

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Method

Dimensions
Width
78mm
Depth
39mm
Length
102mm

Colour