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Paint box and accessories

Object Number: 
INV.390a-q
Date: 
c. 1800?
Medium: 
Wood, paper, bristle, glass, pigments, cork, porcelain, twine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 7 5/8 x 4 in. ( 4.4 x 19.4 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wooden paint box with hinged lid, with exterior covered in textured brown paper and inside of lid lined with bright pink paper; fitted interior with holes for vertical storage of originally eight, now seven, corked, cylindrical glass vials of yellow, purple, white, red, green, and blue pigment; adjacent compartment contains one large paintbrush, three smaller paintbrushes, two brush heads, one small circular porcelain paint dish, and one small, circular piece of unidentified substance; compartment has wooden cover with eight circular, paper lined paint wells and knob at center.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group