Box

Object Number: 
2002.1.708
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group