Hinged container

Object Number: 
2009.30.4
Date: 
ca. 1930
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 x 13/16 in. (8.9 x 7.6 x 2 cm)
Description: 
Rectangular tin box with hinged lid. Label text and graphics in green and white, MAVES/ INLAY WAX/ MADE IN U.S.A./ THE HEIDBRINK COMPANY/ MANNEAPOLIS MINN, U.S.A. Text on side of container base reads, HI-CO/ MAVE'S INLAY WAX NO.2 STIFF STICKS/ HI-CO Underside of container base is corregated. Inside of lid is yellow with green text which reads, MAVES INLAY WAX/ SOFTENS AT LOW TEMPERATURE AND FORMS MOBILE MASS./ HARDENS AND DOES NOT DISTORT AT MOUTH TEMPERATURE./ CARVES SMOOTHLY DOES NOT CHIP OF FLAKE./ MELTS AT HIGH TEMPURATURE./ PERMITS FUSING ON ADDITIONAL WAX./ BURNS OUT CLEAN./ MAY BE SOFTENED BY DRY HEAT OR/ IN WARM WATER./ THE IDEAL WAX/ THE HEIDBRINK COMPANY./ MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., U.S.A Inside the container is a piece of corregated metal (3 1/2'' x 2 1/2'').
Credit Line: 
Gift of Michael C. Wolf
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group