Box

Box
Title
Box
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Glass, metal
Dimensions 
3 x 2 x 1 1/4 in.
Description 
This clear glass box has a lithographed tin top and held a tooth tablet. The lid reads in gold, green and yellow "California Tooth Tablet/ Makes the teeth pearly white and the guns hard and healthy.../ California Perfume Co. New York". The damp brush was rubbed on the cake of dentifrice to apply. The California Perfume Company became Avon.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.708
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group