Small phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) cigarette box

Made:
1930-1935 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Small phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) cigarette box, rectangular, moulded in dark brown phenolic, lid moulded with set of three raised parallel lines running from base vertically across lid, with rounded ends, Egyptianising and Art Deco design, unsigned, European, 1930-1935. Base marked: JB.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-161
Materials:
phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite), rayon, steel (metal)
type:
cigarette box
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas
status:
Permanent collection

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