Lot 154: Artist's Box. Wooden artist's colour box by Newman's, late 19th/early 20th century, mahogany box, containing a number of colour blocks in tray with printed labels, some unused, two small palettes, and nine small saucers (four broken), palette lacking from drawer, hinged lid, with key (lock not working), 7.5 x 27 x 19cm (3 x 10.5 x 7.5ins), together with another mahogany artist's colour box, by G. Rowney, late 19th century, containing ten unused colour blocks, several brushes, and a small saucer of decorative gold, lacking palette, hinged lid, with key and functioning lock, printed label with Suggestions and Rules mounted inside lid, 4.5 x 23.5 x 11cm (1.75 x 9.25 x 4.5ins), plus a large Victorian wooden colour box, containing approximately thirty large and twenty smaller glass phials of powder paints mostly labelled Hancock & Son, Worcester, some held in compartmentalised tray, and fifteen glass bottles of powder paints, some with manuscript labels, drawer and hinged lid, box broken and paint-splattered, 13 x 35.5 x 26.5cm (5 x 14 x 10.5ins), plus a small cardboard box with compartments containing eight small unused corked phials of paint, lid with printed label 'Goetheanum Farben Anthea, Anthea Institut fur Rudolf Steiner Pflanzenfarbenforschung Dornach Schweiz' (3)
Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015
Thursday, 15th October 2015
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