Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2013.51.3.6
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.
1 January 1940 to 31 December 1959
George VI (1936 - 1952), House of Windsor, English reign
- 0 - Whole height : 30mm
- 0 - Whole width : 24mm
- 0 - Whole depth : 13mm
17 March 2014
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