Paint Box: Watercolours

Maker
Unknown
Production date
1880?
Description
Wooden paint box containing paints and paint mixing tray and blotting paper. Inside the lid is a label "Superior English water colours, warranted soft and brilliant". Each paint colour square is stamped with the colour name and on the reverse is a relief of Britannia on the reverse.
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Maker
Production place
Production role
Maker
Provenance details
Philippa Lane: Opawa/Christchurch: Circa 1955-2005
Charles Saunders gave this paintbox to his neighbour Philippa Lane sometime between 1955 and 1957. Philippa used it to paint a little bit.: Charles Saunders: Opawa/Christchurch: Pre 1956
Measurements
Dimensions (LxWxH): 150 x 215 x 35mm (5 7/8 x 8 7/16 x 1 3/8")
Other id
345
10466
EQRC10069
Accession number
2005.129.1
Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: Superior English
water colours
warranted
soft and brilliant; Type of mark: manufacturer's label; Method: Adhesive label
Marks/Inscriptions: 1880; Type of mark: Date; Method: Hand-written

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