Victorian Winsor & Newton ‘Extra Handsome’ Mahogany Watercolour Box Circ 1870 – 1880


H. 9.8 cm

W. 37.3 cm

D. 27.5 cm

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Victorian Winsor & Newton ‘Extra Handsome’ Mahogany watercolour box 1870 – 1880

The mahogany box is inlaid with a brass sunburst to the lid. Fitted with 36 cakes of paint, bottles of gum water , extract of ox gall,

Porcelain palettes, two cut glass water pots, cut glass ink wells and an assortment of original paint brushes, drawing tools and

conte sticks. The front has a concealed drawer for porcelain palettes.

The inside of the lid has a gilt leather insert inscribed – Winsor & Newton Limited, manufacturer’s by appointment to Her Majesty and to T.R.H The Prince and Princess of Wales,

Rathbone Place, London, England.