Box of crayons

Box of crayons
Title
Box of crayons
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
Printed tin
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 3/8 in. (8.3 x 9.5 x 1 cm)
Description 
Rectangular crayon box, painted golden yellow, green lettering, with hinged lid. Text on lid reads: "Sphinx / Hard Pastels / for Artists and Students / Assortment of 12 selected colors/ No. 12 Square Sticks / F. Weber Co. /Est. 1854. Philadelphia / Germany" Box contains 12 heavily used, square, crayons, each Crayon is wrapped in paper, reading: "Weber / Sphinx Hard / Pastels / Germany" followed by the individual color listing: "No. 1 Black" "No. 2 White" "No. 3 Crimson" "No. 4 Yellow" "No. 5 Green" "No. 6 Deep Blue" "No. 7 Ultramarine" "No. 8 Violet" "No. 9 Vermilion" "No. 10 Brown" "No. 11 Olive Green" "No. 12 Raw Umber".
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2010.26.72
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group