Writing Case; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.512

Name/Title

Writing Case

About this object

Wooden varnished desk top writing case shaped to resemble a roll top writing desk with a dome shaped handle on lid. Is hinged with 2 hinges at back. One is screwed on the other hinge is homemade from tin and nailed to box. The tin has 'County Chemical Co Ltd' printed on it and HOUSEHO. The sides of case are a half dome shape. There are two compartments inside, the front one with red worn velvet on bottom with black ink stains. There is a sticker with "733" written in ink on base.

Maker

Unknown maker

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Wood
Metal hinges

Inscription and Marks

733 on sticker on base
County Chemical Co Ltd' and HOUSEHO on homemade hinge

Measurements

H 70mm X L 255mm X W 160mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Writing equipment

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Writing equipment

Object number

CR1977.512

Rights

All rights reserved

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