Four boxes made from urea formaldehyde, 1930s.
2 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Four boxes made from urea formaldehyde, 1930s.

Exton, David

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library


Examples of plastic boxes designed by the Andorran master carver, Eduard Fornells i Marco (1887-c 1942) and produced by Editions Fornells in Paris c 1930. Anticlockwise from top left, they are: a white ten-sided box and moulded lid decorated with the head of Pan and a girl wreathed in ivy; an octagonal box with an Arabian oasis scene moulded into the lid; a circular imitation ivory powder box decorated with flowers; an octagonal box of imitation ebony, with a moulded lid of two female nudes and a fawn amid a forest.



Image Ref.


buy a print

Select size
Select finish
How many prints?

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas