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B & W trinket box
I used to believed this B & W trinket box is after 1960s. After re-examined today
I am not sure. Welcome your comments and thanks in advance.
I can see why you are questioning a later date. I would have expected to see a white foot on a post-1960s piece and certainly not an opening like this. Have you found anything similar online?
I can't find anything similar, which makes me think it may be later in the 20th c and possibly designed to deceive. I have seen quite a few trinket boxes from the 1960s onwards and none were like this. Also, if it were earlier, I would expect to see some wear or damage especially to the interior rim.
Maybe someone else will know more about these things.
With such a simple decoration it’s difficult to impossible to nail it down to a certain decade. It’s from the second half of the 20th century.
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