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salt box, doll's

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  • Other titles
    toy metal salt box (for dolls house) (descriptive name)
  • Description
    toy salt box (for dolls house); metal; hinged lid
  • Place
  • Other Number
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    6 December 2013
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
salt box; 2013.51.3.6
salt box; 2013.51.3.6


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2013.51.3.6
  • Notes
    toy metal salt box (for dolls house)
    Part of a set of handmade & commercially produced toys for a doll's house, circa 1940s-50s

    The handmade toys reflect a time when handmade dolls-house furniture was more commonplace than at the present time. The various sets reflect the care taken by the maker to create matching sets of furniture for different rooms.
  • Place
  • Date
    1 January 1940 to 31 December 1959
  • Subject category
  • Production
    unknown (maker)
    Circa 1940-1950
    George VI (1936 - 1952), House of Windsor, English reign
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › metal
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height : 30mm
    • 0 - Whole width : 24mm
    • 0 - Whole depth : 13mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 09 Recreational Artifacts (Category)
    › Toys (Classification)
    › Accessory, Doll (Primary Term)
    › Furniture, Doll (Secondary Term)
  • Record created
    17 March 2014

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