Blue mottled perfume box made of phenol formaldehyde

Made:
1920-1940
maker:
Bourjois Limited

Blue mottled perfume box made of phenol formaldehyde in shape of door with 'B' on the front, door handle and 'Evening in Paris' on the front and a pair of shoes, by Bourjois Limited, London, England, 1920-1940. Object is marked on back with 'Regd.No. 832, 419'.

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Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-282
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, paper (fibre product), phenol formaldehyde (unspecified)
Measurements:
overall (container): 93 mm x 64 mm x 40 mm, (container and bottle): 0.05kg
overall (bottle): 57 mm x 27 mm x 12 mm,
type:
box - container
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas

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