A delightful late Victorian watercolour / Artist’s paint box made from Mahogany with a flush brass campaign handle to the drawer and a shaped inlaid escutcheon above which houses the original working key. The interior of the lid has a wonderful gold embossed leather interior, better than most, they are usually paper, this box was clearly a more superior example in it’s day. The box dates to c. 1885, Winsor and Newton became a Ltd company in 1881. The Royal Warrant was prominent, Queen Victoria awarded Winsor & Newton their first Royal warrant in 1841 and the endorsement has been received ever since. Today Winsor & Newton remains by Appointment to HRH the Prince of Wales. The interior is fully fitted with a small ceramic palette in the top and a larger on in the drawer below, both original and signed by Winsor and Newton, London. Excellent condition measuring 9 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ x 3 1/4 tall. The item “Antique English Winsor and Newton Artist’s Watercolour / Paint Box c. 1885″ is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Boxes”. The seller is “jamielucy” and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Maker: Winsor and Newton
- Type: Boxes
- Age: c.1885
- Style: Victorian
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Origin: United Kingdom