1436 Floral Needle Box set

 

Print: Baxter CL 135 - Queen's Floral Needle Box Set - Flowers - one group,

 

This print shows nasturtium, convolvulus, roses, and other flowers and was printed specifically to go on the outer lids of boxes that contained 10 smaller boxes for needles – Baxter produced a set 10 Floral needle box covers to be used in conjunction with this lid. At the top and bottom of the print are horizontal folds, these were formed by Baxter to fold over the edges of the boxes.

 

The print is signed rather faintly “G. Baxter, Patentee, 11, Northampton Square."

 

Across the top is printed "The Queen's Floral needle-boxes," and at the bottom "Illustrated by G. Baxter, Patentee of Oil Colour Printing."

 

Date: 1850

 

Size (cm ht x w): 15 x 9.5 (image) 31 x 24 (frame)

 

State: Over mounted in cream in modern brown and gilt frame

 

Condition: Excellent colours, there is a light diagonal crease to the lower portion, it is more noticeable in the images that when looking at the actual print

Floral Needle Box set

SKU: 1436
£29.00Price

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