Papier-mâché, Pewter, Silver plate
20 mm (Height); 71 mm (Diameter)Order this image
Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion (Accredited Museum)
Black painted papier mache circular box with push-on lid, decorated with inlaid silver plated pewter. Symmetrical design of a cross composed of circles combined with cross composed of stylised foliage and smaller circles. Box has Scotia sides and pewter rims. Handwritten note, inscribed: 'Clean with slight abrasive in Gumption and Vim cost ? Leaden pewter inlay already worn'.
An item from the Pamela Ward Collection, left to the National Trust in the will of Miss Ward in 1994.
Marks and inscriptions
Clean with slight abrasive in Gumption and Vim cost ? Leaden pewter inlay already worn (note)