Cosmetic Box

Object Number: 
2002.1.2423
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
8 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.
Description: 
This wood box opens on a metal hinge and has a metal clasp. The lid is stamped in black "Requa's/ Toilet Pummice Stone/ For Keeping the Hands Soft and Clean/ Removes all Roughness and Stains./ Price 10 Cents/ Requa M'F'G Co. N.Y.". On the side "One Doz. Requa's Toilet Pumice Stone". The inside of the lid is stamped the same as the top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group