Phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) rectangular cigarette box

Made:
1930-1935 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) cigarette box, rectangular, moulded in imitation walnut (brown/black) phenolic, unsigned, European, 1930-1935. Lid decorated with raised moulded design of tendrils, interspersed with zig-zag lines, and central lozenge filled with criss-cross design. Resting on four legs.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-152
Materials:
brass, phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite)
type:
cigarette box
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas

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