Ten Art Deco Burlwood Souvenir Boxes
Inlaid wood, paint, enamel work
France, c. 1930
Each with a scene on the exterior of the lid: a baby nurse with her charge urinating in a tree grate; two men in a pissoir a woman outside; a man walking behind a woman past a building with the sign reading "black cat" in Montparnasse; a pissoir; a man urinating against a wall marked "post no bills"; a man in a pissoir tipping his hat to a woman; a Paris street scene with man under an umbrella and a pissoir; a hotel doorway in rue des amants advertising "rooms by the hour," the legs of a man and a woman in lower right corner; a tall slender man in a top hat with cigarette; and another pissoir; one box marked Made in France, approx. 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 to 5 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.
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