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Antique Hand Painted Ivy League University Band Lunch Box c.1920

About the Item

ABOUT An antique lunch box with metal thermos and original food storage case, advertising a college rock band "The Kollege Kids". It features three hands waving different school pennants on both sides (Yale, Amherst, Princeton, Harvard, and Dartmouth). All hand-painted by an amateur artist. Chrome thermos is lined with mercury glass and original cork. Stamped on the bottom, "Sept. 24, 07". CREATOR Case/Food Container: "Thermos, London Made", United Kingdom. Thermos Bottle: American Thermos Bottling Company. DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1920-1930. MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Metal, Canvas Over Particle Board, Mercury Glass, Cork. CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Box leather handle is missing. Minor wear throughout on the box. Some lifting of the cover material on the back of the top. Thermos bottle may or may not be original. DIMENSIONS Box: H 3.5 in. W 9.25 in. D 6.25 in., Food storage: H 3 in. W 8.25 in. D 3 in., Bottle: 6 1/2 oz. HISTORY Unknown.
  • Creator:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 3.5 in (8.89 cm)Width: 9.25 in (23.5 cm)Depth: 6.25 in (15.88 cm)
  • Style:
    Industrial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Canvas,Chrome,Leather,Masonite,Mercury Glass
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1920-1930
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: Boxes: SKU 0791stDibs: LU1280239989342
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